Scott Anthony

Scott Anthony - Innovation Business Management Business Strategy  speaker


About Scott Anthony - Innovation Strategist:

Scott Anthony is a managing partner of Innosight, a strategy and consulting firm. He has led Innosight's expansion into the Asia-Pacific region as well as its venture capital activities (Innosight Ventures). In his decade with Innosight, Scott has advised senior leaders in companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, General Electric, LG, Credit Suisse, and Cisco Systems on topics of growth and innovation.

Scott has written extensively about innovation. He is the coauthor of the new eBook Building a Growth Factory and author of The New Corporate Garage, which appeared in the September 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review, as well as The Little Black Book of Innovation, published by Harvard Business Review Press in January 2012. He is the co-author of the Harvard Business Review article How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate. He co-authored Seeing What's Next with Harvard Business School Professor and Innosight founder Clayton Christensen and was the lead author of The Innovator's Guide to Growth and author of The Silver Lining.

His forthcoming book, The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market, will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in May 2014.

Prior to joining Innosight, Scott was a senior researcher with Clayton Christensen, managing a group that worked to further Christensen's research on innovation.

Scott received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

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What Scott Anthony Talks About:

Seizing the Silver Lining
It's tough out there, but companies that think their choice is to innovate or to survive are missing the point. Innovation is a corporate necessity, not a nicety. There's little doubt that innovation is going to become harder as resources become tighter and competition becomes fiercer. But, those companies that continue to focus on innovation have a rare chance to create substantial space between themselves and their competitors, those that don't will fall further and further behind. The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times makes the case that today's turbulent times make mastering innovation a competitive necessity. The book aims to provide corporate innovators and entrepreneurs with practical guidance to seize the ample opportunities that still exist in today's markets.

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