Chris Baldwin is a seasoned keynote speaker, TEDx speaker and was voted the fastest growing speaker for 2018 and #1 on the top10 speaker list for 2019 in the Netherlands.
Chris is a thought leader in digital transformation, disruptive technologies, digital innovation and building meaningful relationships through technology. He helps thought leaders strategise on innovative ways to build meaningful connections at scale in a hyper-connected world. His ability to authentically engage audiences sets him apart from most speakers. He delivers passionate and powerful keynotes that challenge the status quo and inspire people into action.
He is currently the founder & CEO of 10xDigital, a strategic innovation partner catalysing the growth of agencies & brands. Chris is an early Internet pioneer with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, having founded and lead numerous technology startups. He has delivered hundreds of keynotes and worked with brands such as Microsoft, Google, IAB, IPG, Liferay, Rabobank, ABN AMRO, T-Mobile, TUI, Catawiki, Dominos, G-Star, Mercedes, TNT, Europcar, Loyens & Loeff and the Dutch Government.
Chris has served on the boards of numerous digital media agencies and worked for non-profit organisations such as the Amsterdam Health & Technology Institute (AHTI), for which he was a founding member and helped secure 17 million EURO in funding from the city of Amsterdam. He guest lectures at universities and is regularly invited to speak as a technology evangelist for major international organisations such as Microsoft, Google and IAB.
Chris holds a Doctorate in Biotechnology and is known in the scientific community for having discovered the first drug-dependent HIV-1 virus and co-developed a candidate vaccine for HIV (AIDS). He has developed a novel model called "Meaningful Connections" on how to build relationships through technology, which helps organisations build better customer relationships and drive more business in a digital age.
- Fastest growing speaker in the Netherlands for 2018.
- #1 on Top10 speaker list in the Netherlands for 2019.