John Kao


John provides ThayerMahan’s leadership team with strategic direction. Dubbed “Mr. Creativity” and a “serial innovator” by The Economist, John is highly-regarded innovation thought leader, practitioner and activist. He has served as a trusted advisor to many companies, startups and nations on innovation strategy, implementation, and future trends...


Roles at ThayerMahan

  • Chairman

    Current role

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