Dr. Christian Busch

Dr Christian Busch directs the CGA Global Economy Program at New York University. Previously, he co-directed the LSE's Innovation Lab and co-founded the Sandbox Network, a global community of young innovators.

About Christian Busch

Dr Christian Busch is a world-leading expert in the areas of innovation, purpose-driven leadership, and cultivating serendipity. He directs the CGA Global Economy Program at New York University, and also teaches at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Previously, he co-directed the LSE's Innovation Lab and co-founded the Sandbox Network, a global community of young innovators, as well as Leaders on Purpose, an organization convening purpose-driven CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's Expert Forum, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and among Diplomatic Courier’s "Top 99 Influencers" as well as the Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 thinkers “most likely to shape the future.”

Christian's bestselling book, The Serendipity Mindset, has been highlighted as a "wise, exciting, and life-changing book" (Arianna Huffington), and was featured on platforms such as the BBC, Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

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Recent Publications

The Serendipity Mindset: The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck

Busch, C., 9 June 2020, Riverhead Books, 384p

Career

2017 - present

Visiting Faculty

London School of Economics
2019 - present

Director

CGA Global Economy Program, New York University
2011 - 2017

Lecturer & Director

Director of Social Innovation Lab, LSE
2008 - 2016

Co-founder

Sandbox

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