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Christopher Kai    

Founder & CEO of The Mathem Group

Christopher Kai is the founder & CEO of The Mathem Group, a Beverly Hills-based leadership training firm. He is the world's leading authority in story-based leadership, a Fortune 100 global speaker, #1 global bestselling author, and founder of GPS, the premier speaker training program in the world with clients in 100 cities, 24 countries, and 5 continents. He is a former business strategist and executive speechwriter at American Express. Elon Musk once exclaimed during an interview, "Wow, you really know a lot."

His clients include: Google, American Express, New York Life, Merrill Lynch, Farmers Insurance, Bank of America, and the U.S. Consulate. He has authored 5 books and has been featured on CNN, ABC News, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Fast Company and Forbes

Outside of his business, he founded Mondays at the Mission, the only homeless youth program of its kind in the world at Union Rescue Mission, the largest private shelter in the U.S. They have helped 1,000s of homeless students stay in school, find jobs and attend college. Their esteemed speakers list include: Grammy and Oscar winners, FBI agents, Navy Seals, Olympians, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin, world record-holding swimmer Diana Nyad, and business visionary Elon Musk.

Speech Topics


Story-Based Leadership: How Steve Jobs Built a Trillion-Dollar Company through Storytelling

Story-Based Sales

How to Be 74% More Successful in Sales Using Stories (McKinsey Report)

Team Building

3 Key Breakthroughs that Lead to 50% Better Teams (MIT's Human Dynamic Laboratory)

Communicate, Connect, & Influence:

Be 93% More Effective in Persuasion

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