Clayton M. Christensen (born April 6, 1952)
isthe Kim B. Clark Professor of BusinessAdministration at the Harvard Business School,with a joint appointment in the Technology &Operations Management and GeneralManagement faculty groups. He is best known forhis study of innovation in commercial enterprises.His first book,
, articulated his theory of disruptiveinnovation. Christensen is also a co-founder of
, a management consulting andinvestment firm specializing in innovation.