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Senior Partner, Innosight

Scott Anthony is a Senior Partner at Innosight, where he helps leaders design new growth strategies, build innovation capabilities, navigate disruptive innovation, and manage strategic transformation. He has based in Singapore since 2010. From 2012-2018 he served as Innosight’s elected managing partner. During that time Innosight’s revenues doubled and, in 2017, it was acquired by Huron, a leading diversified professional services company. In 2019, Thinkers50 named Scott as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, and in 2017 he won the T50 Innovation Award.
In his 17 years with Innosight, Scott has advised senior leaders in organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Singtel, Tata Consultancy Services, the Singapore Economic Development Board, General Electric, LG, the Ayala Group, and DBS on topics of growth and innovation. He has significant on-the-ground experience in emerging markets, particularly in India, China, and the Philippines.

Scott has written extensively about strategy and innovation. He is the lead author of the forthcoming book Eat, Sleep, Innovate. (Harvard Business Review Press). His previous books, all published by HBRP, are:

The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It
Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future
Seeing What’s Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change (with Innosight co-founder and Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen)
The Innovator’s Guide to Growth: Putting Disruptive Innovation to Work
The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times
Building a Growth Factory
The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market.
He has authored or co-authored 10 articles in Harvard Business Review and Sloan Management Review, including “The New Corporate Garage,” “Unite Your Senior Team,” “Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation” and “How Leaders Delude Themselves About Disruption” and has contributed more than 200 articles to the Harvard Business Review online network at HBR.org.

Scott is a featured speaker on topics of innovation and growth. He has delivered keynote addresses on six continents, and has appeared on Good Morning America, Channel News Asia, CNBC, and FOX Business. Scott served on the Board of Directors of Media General (NYSE: MEG) from 2009-2013 and of Mediacorp from 2013-2019, helping guide both companies through strategic transformations. From 2009 to 2015 Scott chaired the investment committee for IDEAS Ventures, a SGD 10 million fund Innosight ran in conjunction with the Singapore government that invested in 10 Singapore-based companies and generated a 16% internal rate of return.

Prior to joining Innosight, Scott was a senior researcher with Clayton Christensen, managing a group that worked to further Christensen’s research on innovation.

Scott received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.Scott Anthony is a Senior Partner at Innosight, where he helps leaders design new growth strategies, build innovation capabilities, navigate disruptive innovation, and manage strategic transformation. He has based in Singapore since 2010. From 2012-2018 he served as Innosight’s elected managing partner. During that time Innosight’s revenues doubled and, in 2017, it was acquired by Huron, a leading diversified professional services company. In 2019, Thinkers50 named Scott as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, and in 2017 he won the T50 Innovation Award.

In his 17 years with Innosight, Scott has advised senior leaders in organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Singtel, Tata Consultancy Services, the Singapore Economic Development Board, General Electric, LG, the Ayala Group, and DBS on topics of growth and innovation. He has significant on-the-ground experience in emerging markets, particularly in India, China, and the Philippines.

Scott has written extensively about strategy and innovation. He is the lead author of the forthcoming book Eat, Sleep, Innovate. (Harvard Business Review Press). His previous books, all published by HBRP, are:

  • The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It
  • Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future
  • Seeing What’s Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change (with Innosight co-founder and Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen)
  • The Innovator’s Guide to Growth: Putting Disruptive Innovation to Work
  • The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times
  • Building a Growth Factory
  • The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market.

He has authored or co-authored 10 articles in Harvard Business Review and Sloan Management Review, including “The New Corporate Garage,” “Unite Your Senior Team,” “Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation” and “How Leaders Delude Themselves About Disruption” and has contributed more than 200 articles to the Harvard Business Review online network at HBR.org.

Scott is a featured speaker on topics of innovation and growth. He has delivered keynote addresses on six continents, and has appeared on Good Morning America, Channel News Asia, CNBC, and FOX Business. Scott served on the Board of Directors of Media General (NYSE: MEG) from 2009-2013 and of Mediacorp from 2013-2019, helping guide both companies through strategic transformations. From 2009 to 2015 Scott chaired the investment committee for IDEAS Ventures, a SGD 10 million fund Innosight ran in conjunction with the Singapore government that invested in 10 Singapore-based companies and generated a 16% internal rate of return.

Prior to joining Innosight, Scott was a senior researcher with Clayton Christensen, managing a group that worked to further Christensen’s research on innovation.

Scott received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.