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Ron Adner
Dartmouth College

Ron Adner is The Nathaniel D’1906 and Martha E. Leverone Memorial Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. His research explores the relationship between firms, their demand environments, and their broader innovation ecosystems. His award winning book, The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See that Others Miss, has been heralded as a path-breaking guide to successful innovation in an interdependent world. He has held editorial and board positions at the Academy of Management Review, Management Science, the Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Science. He is a keynote speaker, consultant, and advisor to companies around the world. In 2015 he was honored with the Sumantra Ghoshal Award for Rigor and Relevance in the Study of Management. He is a seven-time recipient of the annual, student-determined, Award for Teaching Excellence at both Tuck and INSEAD (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2019). Dr. Adner holds a PhD and an MA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as master's and bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.