Prof. Clayton M Christensen
Director (Independent Non-Executive)
Prof. Clayton M. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Technology and Operations Management and General Management faculty groups. Prof. Christensen holds a BA with highest honors in Economics from Brigham Young University (1975), and an M.Phil. in applied econometrics and the economics of less-developed countries from Oxford University (1977), as a Rhodes Scholar. He received an MBA with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School in 1979, graduating as a George F Baker Scholar. He was awarded his DBA from the Harvard Business School in 1992. In 1982, Prof. Christensen was named a White House Fellow, and served as assistant to the U.S. Transportation Secretaries Drew Lewis and Elizabeth Dole. A seasoned entrepreneur, Prof. Christensen has founded a number of successful companies - CPS Corporation, an advanced materials manufacturing company; Innosight, a consulting and training company and Rose Park Advisors, an investment firm; and a think tank, The Christensen Institute. He has also authored several management books and more than a hundred articles.