Rosabeth Moss Kanter is widely considered one of the most prominent business thought leaders on organizational innovation, advising major corporations and governments worldwide.
Her current research is on the development of new leadership for the digital age and how to guide the transformation of large corporations, small and mid-sized businesses, health care, government and education as they incorporate new technology, create new kinds of alliances, work across boundaries and take on new social responsibilities.
Dr. Kanter co-founded Goodmeasure Inc, enterprise that is currently developing electronic web-based versions of her leadership and change tools to help embed them in the daily work of organizations everywhere. She is the author of several books including "Supercorp", "America the Principled", "Confidence", "World Class", "When Giants Learn to Dance" and "The Change Masters".
She has been a judge for the Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership, member of the board of overseers for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, member of the Massachusetts Governor's Economic Council, co-chair of the International Trade Task Force, Editor of the Harvard Business Review, and tenure Professor at Yale University from 1977 to 1986.
Dr. Kanter currently serves as the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, fellow of the World Economic Forum, senior adviser to IBM's Reinventing Education program, and on the U.S Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao's task force on the skills gap for the 21st Century Work Force Council.
She has received 21 honorary doctoral degrees and over a dozen management and leadership awards, including the Academy of Management's Distinguished Career Award (2001) and the World Teleport Association's Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year Award (2002).
Rosabeth Moss Kanter has been ranked among the "50 most influential business thinkers in the world", the "100 most important women in America" and the "50 most powerful women in the world" lists. She has shared the platform at major events with prime ministers, presidents and CEOs in many countries.