About Whitney Johnson - Author, Harvard Business Review contributor and Co-Founder, with Clayton Christensen, Rose Park Advisors’ Disruptive Innovation Fund
Whitney Johnson is a leading thinker on driving innovation via personal disruption, a co-founder of Clayton Christensen’s investment firm (Disruptive Innovation Fund), and was an award winning Wall Street equity analyst and stockpicker.
Johnson has delivered keynote speeches to a variety of audiences and organizations, including SAP, Frito-Lay, Hubspot, AARP and the Social Security Administration. She is a regular contributor for Harvard Business Review, the author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When you Dare to Dream and of the forthcoming Disrupt Yourself®: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work.
She is the co-founder of Forty Women Over 40 to Watch, a Fellow at Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, she was also featured on Fortune’s 2014 list of the 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter. Most recently she was named to the Thinkers50 in the fall of 2015.
What Whitney Johnson Talks About:
Disrupt Yourself®: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work
The idea is simple, but powerful: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different – they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist. An expert in driving innovation via personal disruption, Whitney Johnson will demonstrate how you can put the power of disruptive innovation to work. To help your company in unexpected ways, dare to innovate. Dream big dreams. Do something astonishing. Disrupt yourself. In this session, Whitney Johnson will share stories of disruption and will teach you how powerful disruption can be in your organization’s evolving reinvention. Johnson builds on her investment background as co-founder of two early stage venture firms, and an award –winning equity analyst to provide a fresh perspective on innovation and change.
Audience members will leave with practical tips and concrete action steps for how to:
As an accomplished business leader, Whitney Johnson acutely understands how to translate ambitions into action. Dare, Dream, Do not only ignites the courage to pursue your aspirations, but also serves as a powerful guide to achieve what once may have seemed out of reach.
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