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Vijay Govindarajan


#21 2017
#13 2015
#5 2013
#3 2011
Breakthrough Idea Award 2011

Shortlisted: 2015 Thinkers50 Innovation Award, 2013 Thinkers50 Innovation Award

Vijay Govindarajan is the Coxe Distinguished Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. His work is at the intersection of strategy and innovation. His books include Reverse Innovation (with Chris Trimble, 2012). This emerged from a period as GE’s first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant. Govindarajan is also responsible for posing the question that sparked a global challenge to build a $300 house, which earned him the Thinkers50 CK Prahalad Breakthrough Idea Award in 2011. In 2013, he was shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Innovation Award.


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