Cris Popp is an experienced entrepreneur, facilitator and speaker. He specialises in resilience, change management, innovation, entrepreneurship, communication skills and leadership. He is particularly interested in combining positive psychology with productivity to create sustainable peak-performance workplaces.
Cris is not just a trainer but has lived real-world experience. He co-founded Grunbiotics – an Australian-based biotech developing and launching world-first medical foods into the global market. In his role as a COO, he proudly oversaw product development and first sales to China.
Previously Cris worked with Melbourne Business School (MBS) and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) to provide the best executive development programs in Australia.
He has used his skills to help teams resolve conflict, build team-work, make better decisions, improve wellbeing and develop strategy. He advises organisations on how they can make their change initiatives successful, and create a culture that is productive, innovative, engaging and sustainable.
Cris has worked in both the public and private sector. His roles include COO, marketing, sales, change manager, innovation facilitator, editor, ABC journalist, and copywriter. He completed his Masters on innovation and maintains a keen interest in workplace creativity.
Cris’ speaking appearances include: The Mind and its Potential; Happiness and Its Causes; Hargraves Innovation; and Sustainability. His media mentions and interviews include ABC, Channel 10, BRW and the Financial Review.
His clients include: ANZ, Honda, NatRoad, NAB, Victoria Police, LinFox, Deloitte, Australian Defence Force, Victoria University, CQU, Cardno-ACIL, Air Services Australia (ASA), IAG, ComCare, NIA, Holden, Lend Lease, Red Cross, Victorian Government, Worksafe, Oracle, local government, Sodexho, Entertainment Publications, Telstra, Roche, Clinect and Kordia.
Cris couples in-depth knowledge with practical workplace examples. He uses an engaging array of adult learning methods including Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Mind Maps ©, lateral thinking, improvisation and decision-making techniques.
A training session with Cris is energising, highly effective, great fun and guaranteed to be invaluable to participant and organisation alike.
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