William Duggan

Professor William Duggan has worked in African development for 20 years, 10 of which he lived in Africa. He is the author of three books on innovation: Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement (2007); Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation (2012); and The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life (2015). In 2007 the journal Strategy+Business named his book Strategic Intuition ‘Best Strategy Book of the Year’. Duggan has a BA, MA and PhD from Columbia University and 20 years of experience as a strategy advisor and consultant. He teaches innovation in the MBA course, Executive MBA course, and Executive Education sessions at Columbia Business School. In 2014 he won the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. He has given talks and workshops on innovation to thousands of executives from companies in countries around the world.