Clayton Christensen

"The Innovator's Dilemma"

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Year of Birth

1952

Nationality

US

Field of Knowledge

Economics

Clayton Magleby Christensen (April 6, 1952 – January 23, 2020) was an American academic and business consultant who developed the theory of “disruptive innovation”, first introduced in his 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma, which has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century, and which led The Economist to term him “the most influential management thinker of his time.” He served as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School (HBS), and was also a leader and writer in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).Christensen was also a co-founder of Rose Park Advisors, a venture capital firm, and Innosight, a management consulting and investment firm specializing in innovation.

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