Vijay Govindarajan Speaker

Vijay Govindarajan

One of the world’s leading innovation experts, VG is responsible for the ground-breaking concept of Reverse Innovation which has been hailed as the most significant opportunity for large corporations over the next 5 years

Vijay Govindarajan: Biography highlights

VG is charming and articulate with a powerful message for CEOs who want to get the most out of today’s globalised markets.

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Vijay Govindarajan’s background

Vijay Govindarajan is the Coxe Distinguished Professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and is a Faculty Partner in the Silicon Valley incubator Mach 49. He is an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation. He is a NYT and WSJ Best Selling Author. His most recent best seller is Three Box Solution.

His Harvard Business Review articles “Engineering Reverse Innovations” and “Stop the Innovation Wars” won the prestigious McKinsey Awards for best article published in HBR. His HBR articles “How GE Is Disrupting Itself” and “The CEO’s Role in Business Model Reinvention” are HBR all-time top 50 bestsellers. VG was named by Thinkers 50 as a Top 3 Management Thinker in the world and received the Breakthrough Innovation Award in 2011. VG was inducted into Thinkers 50 Management Thinkers Hall of Fame and was given the Distinguished Achievement Award for most contributions to the understanding of innovation in 2019. VG is the only recipient of Distinguished Achievement Awards in two different categories from Thinkers 50.

VG has worked with CEOs and top management teams in over 40% of the Fortune 500 companies to discuss, challenge, and escalate their thinking about strategy. He has been a keynote speaker in the BusinessWeek CEO Forum, HSM World Business Forum, TED, and World Economic Forum at Davos.



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Vijay Govindarajan - Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators
Vijay Govindarajan - Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators
TEDxBigApple - Vijay Govindarajan - Reverse Innovation
TEDxBigApple - Vijay Govindarajan - Reverse Innovation
Procter and Gamble

A playbook for leaders who want to unlock growth in emerging markets'

Robert A. McDonald
Chairman, President and CEO

'A how-to guide for executive looking to innovate beyond the US and Europe'

General Electric

'A framework for the next phase of globalization'

Jeffrey R Immelt
Chairman and CEO

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