Summarized by Gerry Spencer
By Toni Mack
One day a week when he's not teaching at Harvard Business School where he
holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree, 46 year-old Clayton
Christensen jets off to consult for companies like Intel, Hewlett-Packard
and Eastman Kodak, just to name a few.
A gentle giant at 6'8", Christensen grew up in Salt Lake City in a family
of eight children. He began reading the World Book Encyclopedia as a nine
year-old and finished it three years later. Christensen attended BYU after
turning down scholarships to Harvard and Yale and served a church mission
Christensen, a former Rhodes Scholar and White House Fellow, authored a
book "The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to
Married to his college sweetheart and now father to 5 children,
Christensen maintains contact with the Boston Korean community and helps
immigrant families in the area.