Hari Nair is a fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, senior advisor at New Markets Advisors, an instructor on Duke Corporate Education’s Building Strategic Agility course, and a leading practitioner of innovation and corporate transformation. He has more than 25 years of operational experience applying innovation approaches across multiple sectors and markets.
Hari served as chief strategy and innovation officer for Sime Darb, a publicly-traded Malaysian conglomerate with interests ranging from Caterpillar distributorships to palm oil plantations and property development. Hari also led Kimberly Clark’s Global Innovation Center in Seoul, where he worked with a team of 100+ researchers on customer-centric innovations.
In addition to leading business lines for P&G in the United States and China, Hari was partner and vice president at Innosight, a growth strategy consulting firm founded by disruptive innovation expert Clayton Christensen. Hari teaches leaders around the world about disruptive innovation.