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You are warmly invited to join us in celebrating our 10th Anniversary

Join us at Boston's State Room on Wednesday October 10, 2018 at 6:00pm in celebration of our 10th anniversary. Guests will enjoy breathtaking views of Boston and cocktails accompanied by a live jazz trio; dinner will follow at 7pm. After-dinner programming will include a panel of industry experts sharing how they have utilized the theories of Disruptive Innovation in their work. Interspersed throughout will be inspiring, personal stories of how Disruptive Innovation has made a positive impact on our world.

For the past ten years, the Christensen Institute has worked to address critical issues in K-12 education , higher educationhealthcare, and economic prosperity through rigorous research and public outreach. On October 10th, we gather to celebrate the achievements of the past ten years and to reaffirm our mission to improve the world by distilling and promoting the transformational power of Disruptive Innovation. 

Join us!  Your support will help us sustain and expand the work of the Institute for years to come.


EVENT Venue:

The State Room

Perched atop the 60 State Street skyscraper in Boston's financial district, the State Room provides breathtaking views of the city and harbor through a panoramic glass wall.


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Featured Speakers

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A. Marc Harrison, President and cEO, intermountain healthcare

Marc Harrison has served as President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare since 2016, leading the Utah-based not-for-profit's quest to transform healthcare across the country by ensuring better health and high quality care at more affordable costs. A specialist in pediatric critical care, Dr. Harrison held leadership positions at Cleveland Clinic prior to joining Intermountain. [Learn More]

Dr. Paul J. Leblanc
president, southern new hampshire university

Under the 13 years of Paul LeBlanc's direction, SNHU has grown from 2500 students to over 80,000, is the second largest non-profit provider of online higher education in the country, and the first to have a full competency-based degree program untethered to the credit hour or classes approved by a regional accreditor and the US Department of Education. [Learn More]


Javier Lozano, Co-Founder and CEO, Clinicas del Azucar

Born and raised in Mexico by a mother with Type-II diabetes, Javier Lozano saw first-hand the marked inequality in access to healthcare. In 2010 he founded Clinicas del Azucar, a chain of low-cost diabetes management clinics that provide accessible preventative and supportive care to underserved Mexicans. A recipient of the MIT TR35, Javier has been recognized as one of the top 10 innovators under 35. [Learn More]

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Jane Clayson Johnson will serve as our panel moderator. Jane is an award-winning broadcast journalist who has covered national and international news for both CBS News and ABC News.  From 1999 to 2004, Jane co-anchored The Early Show on CBS with Bryant Gumbel and was a correspondent for the CBS News magazine program 48 Hours and the investigative series Eye on America for CBS. [Learn More]


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Ann Christensen
President, Christensen institute

As president of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, Ann directs the overall strategic and operational development of the Institute and oversees its rapidly growing research programs. She also works closely with the Board of Directors to enhance the Institute’s impact and strengthen its strategic partnerships and resources.   [Learn More]

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Clayton Christensen  founder,christensen institute

Clayton Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, where he teaches one of the most popular elective classes for second year students, Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise. He is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth and his ideas have been widely used in industries and organizations throughout the world. [Learn More]