Jan Kennedy

Academy for Corporate

Jan Kennedy is an expert in intrapreneurship programme design. As CEO at the Academy for Corporate Entrepreneurship (AfCE) he oversees the design and implementations of various intrapreneurship programmes covering different stages of the innovation process for many Fortune 500 organisations. For five years he was also a director at the Founder Institute, the world’s largest mentoring programme for early stage entrepreneurs, launching over 1,000 companies per year with a 72% survival rate. Jan experienced first-hand how belief in intrapreneurship could unlock huge value for organisations – he unlocked USD 1 billion for Intel as an intrapreneur. 

Jan, who was born in Germany, grew up in the UK and has lived and worked in Silicon Valley, Vienna, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Munich, loves working with AfCE’s team of diverse global mentors. He can be found on stage at intrapreneurship or innovation conferences or down in the trenches with corporate start-up teams, testing and validating critical assumptions. Jan also runs an investment fund focussed on start-ups and crypto currencies.