VG’s Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators is an important contribution.
– Clay Christensen, Harvard Business School


Lessons I learned 15 years ago in his class I still carry today. He is a truly gifted teacher.
– Anil Chitkara, T ’94


VG shows how to turn breakthrough ideas into breakthrough growth.
– John Menzer, President and CEO, Wal-Mart International

Vijay Govindarajan (VG)

is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business and the Founding Director of Tuck's Center for Global Leadership. VG is an expert on strategy and innovation. He was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. He has been cited by BusinessWeek, The Economist, Forbes, and The London Times as the top thought leader in strategy.


Tel: 603-646-2156

Recent Blog Posts


The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge
My new book will become available on September 2, 2010.
For a preview, download a sample.

      Currently available on Amazon.
      Now Listed as Amazon's #1 Innovation Book
      Reviewed in The Economist.
      Top Ten New Business Book Release
HBR Blog and BusinessWeek Column
Follow my blog on Harvard Business Review and Column on Innovation in BusinessWeek and join the discussion by writing your comments.
Current entry on HBR | Current entry on BusinessWeek
The Economist cites VG as a rising superstar
The Economist mentioned "Mr. Govindarajan's article on reverse innovation in the Harvard business Review made him famous" Read Article
The Decade in Management Ideas
The Reverse Innovation concept (Oct 2009 HBR) continues to create waves. It is cited as one of the big ideas of the past decade! Article on HBR Blogs
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"Stop The Innovation Wars", HBR, July-August 2010
Read VG’s new Harvard Business Review article (with Chris Trimble).
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Forbes Column: Innovation In The Reset World
VG has been named one of the world’s most important and influential business thinkers of 2009.
Article on Forbes | Article on VG's blog
The Wall Street Journal interview: Preparing for the Recovery
Despite the recession, companies must do more than just play defense.
Article on WSJ | Article on VG's blog