Fireside Chat with Business Model Architect Paris Thomas (Co-Founder @ Chrysalis Leap)

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We will host a virtual fireside chat with Paris Thomas, co-founder at Chrysalis Leap and Open Box Communication, and Executive Advisor at Strategyzer working with some of the world’s leading brands. Paris is an igniter of projects and pioneers collaboration amongst top teams. He is an Executive Advisor on strategy, innovation, communication, a certified facilitator/coach on the Business Modelling methodology, and a contributor to the best-selling book “Value Proposition Design.”

During this event, you will find out about Paris’ background, his working in the innovation industry, and how he helped many startups find their journey to success. There will be a deep discussion on his experiences and challenges on his professional and entrepreneurial journey. We will learn about his top tips and tricks within the challenging journey of entrepreneurship and the methods he’s been coaching throughout his career.

The event doesn’t end here! You will capture some fresh insights into the industries (Cleantech & Business Modelling) he’s been involved in for years. You will also get a chance to ask Paris your related questions. This is definitely THE event to attend. See you all soon virtually!

About this guest

Paris is an executive advisor on strategy, innovation and communication. He is a certified facilitator/coach on the BMG methodology, and a contributor in the best selling book “Value Proposition Design”.

Paris has worked across all geographies and with a wide scope of industries. His clients include among others, Microsoft, Lenovo, Motorola, Medtronic, Roche, Bayer, Audi, US Department of Energy, Battelle, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Crowne Plaza, Abu Dhabi Chamber, Saudi Telecom, P&G, Danone, IFF, Thomson Reuters, and others.

He has co-founded a European cleantech startup accelerator and is a lead trainer for a number of EU Climate Initiative programs pertaining to entrepreneurship and innovation. Through a partnership with Climate-KIC, Paris trains and mentors 200+ cleantech startups each year leading to the world’s largest annual green business ideas competition.

His passion for startups and entrepreneurship is a catalyst to his ‘always relevant’ approach in his work with multinational corporations where he helps companies bring new products and services to the market in an lean way.

Prior to launching his own company, Paris served major Canadian organisations at a senior management level as a government lobbyist, crisis management expert, and media spokesperson. He places a heavy emphasis on organisational culture, talent management, and change; necessary precursors to innovation. Paris is known for delivering results in a “sleeves rolled-up” approach.