Speaker Profile

Kai Wright
Lecturer / Columbia University

Kai D. Wright helps busy executives, celebrities, and founders grow their brands by applying creativity strategically. He specializes in the convergence of communication, technology, culture, and digital.

Since 2012, Mr. Wright has been a scholar in practice at Columbia University, teaching two semesters annually. In addition, Mr. Wright serves as a global consulting partner at Ogilvy.

His newest book, Follow the Feeling (Wiley, August 2019), reveals branding secrets based on research from 1,500 fast- growing companies from Alibaba to Zara.

Mr. Wright has a master’s degree in communication from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in economics from The University of Chicago.