Whitney Johnson was recognized as one of the world’s most influential management thinkers in 2015, and was a finalist for the Top thinkers on Talent at the biennial Thinkers50 ceremony in London. She is best known for her work on driving corporate innovation through personal disruption.
She is formerly the co-founder of Rose Park Advisors alongside Clayton Christensen, world renowned author of The Innovator's Dilemma and innovation thought leader, where they invested in and led the $8 million seed round for Korea’s Coupang, currently valued at $5+ billion.
Johnson is also a frequent contributor to and writer for the Harvard Business Review, and is a Linkedinfluencer.
She is the author of the critically acclaimed Disrupt Yourself (2015) and Dare, Dream Do (2012).
She has received widespread recognition for her thinking and was named one of Fortune’s 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2014. She co-founded the popular Forty Women Over Forty to Watch and is a fellow at the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards.
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