2015 Webinar Series – Whitney Johnson

Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work

Date: December 1, 2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT
Presenter: Whitney Johnson, Author, Disrupt Yourself
Moderator: Ruth Stergiou, CEO, Invent Your Future

Consider this simple yet powerful idea: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different—they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist.

As president and cofounder of Rose Park Advisors’ Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen, Whitney Johnson used the theory of disruptive innovation to invest in publicly traded stocks and private early-stage companies. In Disrupt Yourself, she helps you understand how the frameworks of disruptive innovation can apply to your particular path, whether you are:

● a self-starter ready to make a disruptive pivot in your business
● a high-potential individual charting your career trajectory
● a manager looking to instill innovative thinking among your team
● a leader facing industry changes that make for an uncertain future

We are living in an era of accelerating disruption; no one is immune. In this dynamic webinar, Whitney makes the compelling case that managing the S-curve waves of learning and mastery is a requisite skill for the future. If you want to be successful in unexpected ways, follow your own disruptive path. Dare to innovate. Do something astonishing. Disrupt yourself.

About our Speaker:

Whitney Johnson is the leading thinker on driving corporation innovation through personal disruption. She formerly co-founded Rose Park Advisors, a boutique investment firm with Clayton Christensen, and was an Institutional Investor-ranked analyst for eight consecutive years, including at Merrill Lynch. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and the author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work. She was named a Future Thinker Finalist by Management Thinkers50 in 2013, and one of Fortune’s 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2014. www.whitneyjohnson.com  @johnsonwhitney

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