Rosabeth Moss-Kanter

Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, specializing in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. Her strategic and practical insights guide leaders worldwide through teaching, writing, and direct consultation to major corporations, governments, and start-up ventures.

Professor Kanter advises numerous CEOs and senior executives through her consulting group, and before joining the Harvard Business School faculty, she held tenured professorships at Yale University and Brandeis University and was a Fellow at Harvard Law School, simultaneously holding a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Michigan.

The former chief Editor of Harvard Business Review, Professor Kanter has been repeatedly named to lists such as the “50 most powerful women in the world” (Times of London), and the “50 most influential business thinkers in the world” (Thinkers 50, and in November 2019 received their biannual Lifetime Achievement Award). She has received 24 honorary doctoral degrees, as well as numerous leadership awards, lifetime achievement awards, and prizes.

Professor Kanter is also the author of numerous highly distinguished books, among which one has been a New York Times Editors’ Choice, and one a New York Times bestseller. Her publications are often revered as classics and used in training in fields of business and diversity.

10:00 - 11:00


HBS professor, author of 20 books, one of the world's top leadership authorities, addressing "How can we think outside the building now?"