Whitney Johnson


Whitney Johnson is recognized as one of the world’s most influential management thinkers and was selected as one of the Thinkers50 in 2015. She is best known for her work on driving corporate innovation through personal disruption. She is formerly an Institutional Investor-ranked analyst for eight consecutive years, including at Merrill Lynch, and is the former president and co-founder of a boutique investment firm with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen.

Johnson is the author of the critically-acclaimed “Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work,” one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Business Books in 2015. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, a LinkedIn influencer, co-founder of Forty Women over 40 to Watch, and was named one of Fortune’s 55 Women to Follow on Twitter in 2014. You can follow her at @johnsonwhitney