Jeff Dyer is a highly sought-after strategy and innovation expert famous for cracking the code to the DNA of the world's most innovative companies. His ground breaking international research project and best selling business book 'The Innovator's DNA' reveals how companies like Apple and Amazon build innovation into the very fabric of their businesses. Professor of Strategy at BYU and Wharton, Dyer also spent five years as a top management consultant and has just published his latest book 'The Innovator's Method'.
Dyer speaks with clarity and authority about one of the most exciting topics in business today.
His ground-breaking work on the DNA of Innovation has been published in more than 13 languages, and was the winner of the 2011 Innovation Book of the Year Award from The Chartered Management Institute. Together with Hal Gregersen he co-founded an organization, Innovator's DNA, to help individuals and companies reach their full innovation potential. He has worked with leading companies such as Adobe, AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, General Mills, Gilead Sciences, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Life Technologies, Medtronic, and Sony.
Dyer has the impressive accolade of being the only academic in the world who has published at least five times in both the Harvard Business Review and the Strategic Management Journal. In 2012 he was ranked the worlds #1 "most influential" management scholar among scholars who completed their PhDs after 1990 by the peer-reviewed journal Academy of Management Perspectives.
He is Professor of Strategy at both Brigham Young University and the Wharton School. Before becoming a professor he spent five years as a consultant and manager at Bain & Company, a top management consultancy.
His latest book is The Innovators Method (written with Nathan Furr) offering established businesses a new perspective derived from the world of the lean and agile start-up. It looks at how they create ideas and actually bring them to market in new and innovative ways.
Dyer's research has been covered by many leading business publications including Forbes, The Economist, Fortune, Business Week and The Wall Street Journal. He is also a regular speaker.
Dyer has also won numerous teaching awards, including the University of Pennsylvanias top award, the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Testimonial for The Innovators DNA: "The book will challenge readers to think differently and act differently to generate creative ideas for new products, services, processes and businesses." - Malcolm Rittman, CMI (Reviewed as Chartered Management Institutes Innovation and Entrepreneurship Book of the Year 2011)