Christopher Kai is the founder & CEO of The Mathem Group, a Beverly Hills-based leadership training firm. He is 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. His clients include: Google, American Express, New York Life, Merrill Lynch, Farmers Insurance, Bank of America, City National Bank, the U.S. Consulate and notable non-profits like the Milken Family Foundation.
He has authored 6 books which include: Communication is King: How to Avoid Feeling Like a Pawn in Any Situation, Big Game Hunting: Networking with Billionaires, Executives and Celebrities” and “Work: The 4 Pillars of Productivity.” He has been featured on Forbes, ABC News, Fast Company, CNN, BuzzFeed, Inc. and Huffington Post. Forbes has recognized him as “an international speaker,” Inc. has said he’s “the billionaire networker” and “networking expert” and Elon Musk once said, “Wow, you really know a lot.”
His main keynotes revolve around: story-based leadership, sales, work productivity, team building, communication skills and networking. His audiences have called his speeches “life-changing,” “profound and powerful,” “never seen anything quite like it” and “he has an aura that surrounds him when he steps on stage.”
Outside of his business, Christopher is the founder of Mondays at the Mission, the world’s most unique homeless youth program at Union Rescue Mission, the largest private shelter in the U.S. He is a former professional singer-songwriter where one of his songs went viral and A.V. Club said that it was “the best song on the internet.” In his mid-20s, he was one of the youngest business strategists and communication experts at American Express on Wall Street in New York City working on their largest Fortune 500 global sales accounts and a former executive speechwriter for the former CFO and vice chairman of American Express.