Scott D. Anthony is a senior advisor to Innosight. As a former senior partner and managing partner, Scott helped business leaders design new growth strategies, build innovation capabilities, navigate disruptive innovation, and manage strategic transformation. ​

He is currently a Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where his research and teaching focuses on navigating disruptive change. He teaches the popular elective courses “Leading Disruptive Change,” “Horizon Scanning,” and “AI and Decision Making.”

Recognized globally for his thought leadership, Thinkers50 has named Scott one of the world’s most influential management thinkers multiple times. In 2017, he won the Thinkers50 Innovation Award, which recognizes the world’s leading innovation thinker.

Scott’s next book, his eighth, is scheduled to be published by Harvard Business Review Press in 2025. It is tentatively titled Anomalies Wanted: A Brief History of Disruption. He is co-author of the book “Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization (Harvard Business Review Press, October 2020).

Scott is a prolific contributor to Harvard Business Publishing. He is the most published digital author on and has run more than 150 sessions for Harvard Business Corporate Learning. He is the co-author most recently of the Harvard Business Review magazine article “Persuade Your Company to Change Before It’s Too Late,” as well as other HBR articles such as  “Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation” and “Unite Your Senior Team,” and dozens of digital articles for the magazine. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Sloan Management Review, where his most recent article is “The Hidden Opportunity in Paradoxes.”

Scott’s previous books are Dual Transformation; The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas Into the MarketSeeing 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 WorkThe Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain TimesThe Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It; and Building a Growth Factory.

Scott has lived in the United Kingdom (1997-98) and Singapore (2010-22), held Board roles at public and private companies, worked with top leaders at global organizations and national governments, and given keynotes on six continents.

Scott received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Dartmouth College an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and an Executive Master in Change from INSEAD, where he graduated with distinction.



“Persuade Your Company to Change Before It’s Too Late”
Harvard Business Review, December 2021



Motion futuristic abstract background, vector illustration“Three Tactics to Accelerate a Digital Transformation”
, November 2021



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, June 2021


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, June 2021



Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization
Harvard Business Review Press, October 2020


“On-the-Brink Disruptors”
, October 2020



“ASEAN’s Transformation Champions”
, June 2020



“10 Questions for Executives in Uncertain Times”
, May 2020



“The ‘Big-Event Disruption’ Playbook”
, April 2020



MIT Sloan Management Review Logo“How Leaders Delude Themselves About Disruption”
Sloan Management Review, March 2020



Harvard Business Review Logo Thumbnail 130 x 130“Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation”

Harvard Business Review, 2019



ATC screenshot“Australia’s Transformation Champions”
, 2019



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“Unite Your Senior Team”

Harvard Business Review, 2018



Dual Transformation How to Reposition today's business while creating the futureDual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future

Harvard Business Review Press, 2017


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“Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days”

Harvard Business Review, 2014



Scott Anthony David Duncan - Building A Growth Factory“Building a Growth Factory”

Harvard Business School Press, 2012



Harvard Business Review - HBR - Article image: The New Corporate Garage“The New Corporate Garage”

Harvard Business Review, 2012



Harvard Business Review Logo Thumbnail 130 x 130“How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate”

Harvard Business Review, 2011



The Silver Lining - Scott Anthony - An Innovation Playbook“The Silver Lining”

Harvard Business School Press, 2009



Scott D. Anthony - The Innovator's Guide to Growth - Putting disruptive innovation to work


“The Innovator’s Guide to Growth”

Harvard Business School Press, 2008


51bJ29seaJL._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_“Seeing What’s Next”

Harvard Business School Press, 2004