Scott D. Anthony

Leading adviser on innovation and champion of “dual transformation” strategy, helping businesses to turn disruption into advantage. 


Ranked #7 in 2021.

Previous positions:

#9 (2019), #34 (2017), #28 (2015), #12 (2013), and #4 (2011).


Winner of the Thinkers50 2017 Innovation Award.


Scott Anthony’s eighth book, Eat, Sleep, Innovate was published in October 2020.


A leading voice on innovation, strategy and growth, Anthony draws on stories from his research and field work to demystify innovation and provides practical tools to help innovators get their ideas into the market place. He co-developed the concept of “dual transformation” – a blueprint on leveraging disruptive change that shows organizations how to reposition their current businesses, while simultaneously creating tomorrow’s engine for growth.
He has written eight books, including most recently Eat, Sleep, Innovate (2020) and Dual Transformation (2017), which describe how forward-thinking organizations can navigate disruptive change and own the future. 


Scott D. Anthony is a Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he teaches a course called “Leading Disruptive Change,” and a Managing Director and Managing Partner Emeritus at Innosight, where he helps leaders design new growth strategies, build innovation capabilities, navigate disruptive innovation, and manage strategic transformation. 
Scott received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and an Executive Master in Change from INSEAD, where he graduated with distinction. 


Eat, Sleep, Innovate (with Paul Cobban, Natalie Painchaud and Andy Parker, HBR Press, 2020); Dual Transformation (with Clark G. Gilbert and Mark W. Johnson, HBR Press, 2017); The First Mile (HBR Press, 2014); Building a Growth Factory (with David S. Duncan, HBR Press, 2012); The Little Black Book of Innovation (HBR Press, 2011); The Silver Lining (HBR Press, 2009); The Innovator’s Guide to Growth (with Mark W. Johnson, Joseph V. Sinfield and Elizabeth J. Altman, HBR Press, 2008); Seeing What’s Next (with Clayton Christensen and Erik A. Roth, HBR Press, 2004).


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“The innovator’s innovator.” 

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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