Scott Anthony (Singapore)

Scott Anthony

Managing Director of Innosight Asia-Pacific, expert on disruptive innovation

Morning Master class:
‘Creating a Culture of Innovation’ (November 28, 9.00am-12.00pm)
Deep Conversation:
‘Getting Unstuck! Using innovation to create change in large organizations and government’ (November 28, 12.15-2.15pm)

Innovation Lessons from Asia and Driving Growth in Emerging Markets (November 29, 4.30pm)

Scott has written extensively about innovation. His most recent work is his fourth Harvard Business Review Press book, The Little Black Book of Innovation (January 2012) and the Harvard Business Review article ‘How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate,’ co-authored with Procter & Gamble’s Chief Technology Officer, Bruce Brown. He has written articles for publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Sloan Management Review, Advertising Age, Marketing Management and Chief Executive, and serves as a judge in the Wall Street Journal’s Innovation Awards. He has a regular column at Harvard Business Online (

He is also the author of The Innovator’s Guide to Growth: Putting Disruptive Innovation to Work and The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times (Harvard Business Press).

Prior to joining Innosight, Scott was a senior researcher with Innosight co-founder and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, managing a group that worked to further Christensen’s research on innovation.

His passion is in enabling innovators around the world to realize their untapped potential. In early 2010 Scott and his family relocated from the United States to Singapore to take advantage of the booming opportunities for innovation in Asia. He has spent significant time on the ground in India, China, Singapore, Korea, and the Philippines.

Scott is a sought after strategic advisor who has worked closely with senior leaders in companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, General Electric, LG, SingTel, the Ayala Group, Credit Suisse, and Cisco Systems on topics of growth and innovation. He joined the Board of Directors of Media General in 2009.

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