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University of Washington, Ph.D. 1973
English Literature
Stanford University, B.A. 1967
American Literature

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Geoffrey Moore

Geoffrey Moore has made the understanding and effective exploitation of disruptive technologies the core of his life’s work. He is widely recognized for his expertise in market development and business and investment strategies. During his career, Geoffrey has consulted with some of the leading companies in the technology industry. A Venture Partner at Mohr Davidow, he serves as an advisor to many of the firm’s portfolio companies and draws upon best practices derived from his extensive work. He limits his startup consulting work today to Mohr Davidow funded companies.

He is also a best-selling author. His books, Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado, The Gorilla Game, Living on the Fault Line, and Dealing with Darwin are best sellers and required reading at leading business schools.

Highly regarded as a dynamic public speaker, Geoffrey is the founder of The Chasm Group and currently is managing director of TCG Advisors.

Earlier in his career, he was a principal and partner at Regis McKenna, Inc., a leading high tech marketing strategy and communications company, and for the decade prior, a sales and marketing executive in the software industry.


Geoffrey holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from Stanford University and a doctorate in literature from the University of Washington.

Strategy consultant to leading firms in IT, including Cisco, Adobe, SAP, Agilent, Qualcomm, Sybase, Akamai, and Yahoo! Author of Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado, The Gorilla Game, Living on the Fault Line, and Dealing with Darwin.

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