radical innovator | author | serial entrepreneur


Peter Hinssen, a world-renowned thought leader on radical innovation, will deliver a keynote speech to lead attendees through thought starters on our ever-evolving world. His keynote will set a foundation of themes to explore throughout the 2-day conference.

Hinssen will explore topics such as:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Disruption and innovation in legacy organizations
  • The spectrum of skills necessary to build and nurture a truly innovative company
  • And more!


With the industry buzzing about artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation and the next generation of innovation, Monitor is hosting Converge 2024 to tackle the ever-evolving future of equipment finance. In this podcast, Peter Hinssen, Converge 2024’s keynote speaker, shares insight from his recently authored book, “The Phoenix and the Unicorn,” which covers the what’s, why’s and how’s of corporate innovation.


Peter Hinssen is a world-renowned thought leader on radical innovation who has given numerous keynote presentations around the world for companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Accenture, Microsoft and for the internal conferences of Fortune1000 companies.

He lectures at renowned business schools like the London Business School, the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. He is also a multiple board advisor on subjects related to innovation and technology.

For more than 15 years, Hinssen led a life of technology start-ups. His first company e-COM was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent, his second, Streamcase, by Belgacom, and Across Technology by Delaware Consulting. His third venture (Porthus) was quoted on the stock exchange in 2006 and acquired by Descartes.

Between start-ups, he has been an Entrepreneur in Residence with McKinsey & Company, with a focus on digital and technology strategy. Hinssen’s current company, nexxworks, helps organizations become fluid, innovate and thrive in “The Day After Tomorrow.”

Learn more about Peter Hinssen.