Vijay Govindarajan

An expert on strategy and innovation.


Vijay Govindarajan ( @vgovindarajan on twitter ) , known as VG, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation. He is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. He worked with GE's CEO Jeff Immelt to write How GE is Disrupting Itself, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) article that pioneered the concept of reverse innovation any innovation that is adopted first in the developing world. HBR rated reverse innovation as one of the ten big ideas of the decade. He has been ranked #3 on the Thinkers 50 list of the world's most influential business thinkers. VG writes about innovation and execution on his blog, Harvard Business Review, and Bloomberg BusinessWeekhis latest book is titled Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere