Global Innovator, Hal Gregersen is Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center and Senior Lecturer in Innovation at MIT. Gregersen works with a diverse set of companies to help them master the challenges of innovation and change, from Chanel to IBM to the World Economic Forum. He also authored Questions are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life and The Innovator’s DNA, which assess how top tier leaders leverage inquiry and innovation skills to create valuable new products, services, processes, and businesses.
Hal Gregersen is a Senior Fellow at Innosight and a former advisory board member at Pharmascience, a privately held pharmaceutical company based in Montreal, Canada. Before joining MIT, he taught at INSEAD, London Business School, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Brigham Young University, and in Finland as a Fulbright Fellow .
Gregerson’s new book, Questions are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and In Life, builds on 200+ interviews with renowned business, technology, education, government, social enterprise, and artistic leaders. This question-centric project surfaces crucial insights into how leaders build better questions to unlock game-changing solutions. Gregerson is also founder of The 4-24 Project, an initiative dedicated to rekindling the provocative power of asking the right questions in adults so they can pass this crucial creativity skill onto the next generation.