Jeanne M. Liedtka

United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration

Liedtka is an expert on the hot topic of design thinking and how it can be used to fuel innovation and organic growth.

Liedtka’s most recent books are The Catalyst: How You Can Lead Extraordinary Growth (named one of Businessweek’s best innovation and design books of 2009), Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers (winner of the 1800 CEO READ best management book of 2011), The Physics of Business Growth (2012) and Solving Business Problems With Design: 10 Stories of What Works, published in 2013.

B.S., Boston University; MBA, Harvard University; DBA, Boston University

Professor Liedtka teaches in the Executive Education programs Design Thinking for Innovative Business Problem Solving, Design Thinking for Innovative Problem Solving: A Step-by-Step Project Course (online) and Drive Business Growth and Innovation: Mindsets, Behaviors and Tools.

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