Scott D. Anthony is the Managing Partner of Innosight. Based in the firm’s Singapore offices since 2010, he has led Innosight’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific region as well as its venture capital activities (Innosight Ventures).
In his decade with Innosight, Scott has advised senior leaders in companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Singtel, Kraft, General Electric, LG, the Ayala Group, and Cisco Systems on topics of growth and innovation. He has extensive experience in emerging markets, particularly in India, China, and the Philippines.
Scott is one of Harvard Business Review’s most prolific contributors and is the coauthor of the new book Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future, a blueprint for how successful companies can leverage disruptive change to fortify today’s business and create tomorrow’s growth engine. He was the co-author of the HBR article “Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days” as well as dozens of digital articles for the magazine.
Scott’s previous books are The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas Into the Market. 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; The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It; and Building a Growth Factory. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles on innovation and strategy for a variety of publications. He was a finalist for the 2015 Thinkers50 Innovation Award. His Twitter feed is @ScottDAnthony.
Scott is a featured speaker on topics of innovation and growth. He has delivered keynote addresses on five 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, helping guide that company through a strategic transformation. In 2013 he joined the Board of MediaCorp, Singapore’s leading diversified media company. Scott chairs the investment committee for IDEAS Ventures, a SGD 10 million fund Innosight runs in conjunction with the Singapore government that has invested in 10 Singapore-based companies and generated a 20%+ internal rate of return.
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.
Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future Harvard Business Review Press, April 18, 2017
Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days Harvard Business Review, 2014.
Building a Growth Factory, Harvard Business School Press, 2012.
“The New Corporate Garage,” Harvard Business Review, September 2012.
“How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate,” Harvard Business Review, June 2011.
The Innovator’s Guide to Growth, Harvard Business School Press, 2008.
The Silver Lining, Harvard Business School Press, 2009.
“Finding the Right Job for Your Products,” Sloan Management Review, February 2007.
Seeing What’s Next, Harvard Business School Press, 2004.