Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt

Frederik G. Pferdt

First and Former Chief Innovation Evangelist at Google, Innovation Consultant to the United Nations, and executive coach for Adidas, NASA, SAP, and the FBI. Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt’s mission as a keynote speaker is to inspire his audiences to invent their future.

Meet Frederik G. Pferdt

Frederik G. Pferdt was the first Chief Innovation Evangelist at Google. There, his goal was “systematizing an innovative mindset,” motivating Google’s employees to explore new and radical ideas. Throughout his 12-year career with Google, Dr. Pferdt led the creation of Google’s innovation culture, which is often imitated but rarely replicated. During his speech to SAP Bay Area during their 2020 Speaker Series, Pferdt stated that his goal was to spread the innovative mindset across the globe. 

In addition to SAP, Dr. Frederik built and trained communities of innovation catalysts, ambassadors, and coaches for organizations such as Adidas, UBER, the FBI, NASA, and the NBA. Dr. Frederik is a global thought leader on innovation and has been an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University’s d.school for nearly a decade, teaching graduate classes on navigating ambiguity with design.

Frederik G. Pferdt is available to be booked for corporate and private events. He is also well-known for his keynote and motivational speaking. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group today to inquire about Frederik G. Pferdt’s fees.

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Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt is on a mission to inspire people to invent their future – the #1 human superpower to shape one’s future.

As Google’s first-ever Chief Innovation Evangelist, Dr. Frederik initiated a radically diverse community of over 500 Innovation Evangelists, trained tens of thousands of Googlers and co-founded Google’s The Garage while creating its first Innovation Laboratory. During that time, he helped leaders and teams across Alphabet/Google and beyond to discover and solve problems in new, unconventional ways, shaping one of the world’s most fabled innovation cultures.

Academic Career & Press

As an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (aka: d.school), he teaches graduate courses like: “Hacking your Innovation Mindset” and feels lucky to empower students through design so that they can invent cool things that matter in the world.

Featured as the “Pope of Creativity” and “Dr. Innovation” in over 300 international newspapers, magazines and documentaries like FastCompany, Inc. Magazine, Times Magazine, Harvard Business Manager, WirtschaftsWoche, El Tiempo, Business Today, FAZ, Asia Business Daily, Der Spiegel, Financial Times, Capital, Manager Magazine, brandeins, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Chosun Ilbo, The Telegraph, Arte TV, VOX TV and ARD.


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Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt’s Keynotes

Future Mindstate

Future Mindstate is an interactive keynote presentation in which Frederik G. Pferdt imparts practical advice to create innovative solutions.

  • Equip your team with a future-ready mindstate. 
  • Emphasize the need for creativity, innovation, and adaptability to transform challenges into opportunities. 
  • Reinvent the future of your organization.

Innovation Culture

Frederik G. Pferdt, as the First and Former Chief Innovation Evangelist of Google, uses his decades of leadership experience to give an enlightening keynote.

  • Foster an Innovation Culture
  • How to shape creative environments
  • Catalyze breakthroughs and cultivate forward thinkers

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