Kai Kight

Kai Kight

Violinist | Composer | Innovator | Entrepreneur

Kai Kight has inspired thousands to reach their creative potential. An innovative violinist, composer, and speaker, Kai uses music to fuel his mission to spark a global mindset shift in which ingenuity is the norm, not the exception. He performs mesmerizing, original music and combines it with his own stories of transformation to create an emotionally powerful experience that leaves audiences inspired and empowered to bring their own unique ideas, innovations, and creations to life.

Kai holds an engineering degree from Stanford University’s design school and is a classical violinist who has performed in high-profile venues around the world, including the White House and the Great Wall of China. As both a Mayfield Fellow and Kleiner Perkins Design Fellow, Kai has proven himself as a leader of the next generation of innovative and entrepreneurial talent.

As a speaker, Kai has worked with organizations and events across the world. His clients have included The Walt Disney Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks.

Compose Your World

Why do some people just play notes they are handed while others write new music in the world? In this captivating presentation, Kai Kight tackles this question, performs original music and shares the inspiring story of how he became an innovative composer in a field of conformity. His session will leave you feeling inspired to take your future into your own hands and bring your unique ideas forward.


  • How to question conventional industry thinking
  • How to leverage your unique voice
  • How to think outside of the box

Empowering Teams

  • How to retain and inspire your best talent
  • How to source new ideas from your team
  • How to break past silos

Visionary Leadership

  • How to effectively communicate a new idea
  • How to offer productive critique
  • How to inspire team to full potential

Human-Centric Service

  • How to effectively listen to clients, customer
  • How to adjust for the needs of others
  • How to reconnect with your organization’s mission

Resilience in Disruption

  • How to view setback as an opportunity growth
  • How to lean into new technology or topics
  • How to adjust in times of change

Embracing Change

  • How to examine old perspectives
  • How to embrace external feedback
  • How to create change instead of waiting for change

Culture of Excellence

  • How to inspire accountability
  • How to fuel collaboration within a team
  • How to spark self-examination