Efosa Ojomo

Leads the Global Prosperity research group at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation; and the Global Prosperity Group and Forum for Growth at Harvard Business School.


Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2020.


Was mentored by the late professor Clay Christensen, one of the world’s top experts on strategy, growth, and innovation.


Was the President and co-founder of “Poverty Stops Here”.


Helping to figure out how entrepreneurs and innovators create inclusive economic prosperity. How can business tap into unrealized sources of growth and prosperity – all while making the world a better place. 


Graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in computer engineering and has an MBA from HBS.


Co-author The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty (HarperBusiness, 2019). Ojomo’s TED talk, ‘Reducing Corruption Takes a Specific Kind of Investment”’ has more than 1.4 million views and has been translated into 13 languages.


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“Champion of inclusive prosperity.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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