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Nathan Furr

Professor of Strategy & Innovation, INSEAD

Jurisdiction: France

Specialism at work

Innovation & technology strategy

Favourite hobby


Best piece of advice

Experiment instead of plan

50 word overview

Nathan Furr is a professor of strategy and innovation at INSEAD in Paris and a recognized expert in the fields of innovation and technology strategy. His most recent book, “The Innovator’s Method” (Harvard Business Review Press, September 2014), and multiple articles published in Harvard Business Review combines the two, bringing radical new innovation processes and strategies into established organizations. His previous book, “Nail It Then Scale It” (NISI Institute, June 2011), underscores that the seeds to entrepreneurial success are sown before you build anything.
Professor Furr earned his Ph.D. from the Stanford Technology Ventures Program at Stanford University. He has acted as an advisor to corporations and start-ups in a variety of industries such as telecom, financial services, FMCG, health care, clean tech, and retail.