Many people know him, many doesn’t. But I hope most would know. For them who doesn’t, his name is Clayton Christensen. Many believes him to be one of the few living geniuses. He is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth and his ideas have been widely used in industries and organizations throughout the world.In 2011 in a poll of thousands of executives, consultants and business school professors, Christensen was named as the most influential business thinker in the world.

He is the best-selling author of nine books and more than a hundred articles. His first book, The Innovator’s Dilemma received the Global Business Book Award as the best business book of the year (1997); and in 2011 The Economist named it as one of the six most important books about business ever written.

The video below is a lecture of his in the technology research firm, Gartner. This was first lecture I did see of him and have instantly became a fan of him. I hope you guys would like it too. Please click here to watch the video on disruptive innovation.

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