|Duke University, BSc|
|Duke University, BSE|
|Harvard Business School, MBA|
No rights reserved
Matthew Christensen is the CEO, Portfolio Manager, and co-founder (together with Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School) of Rose Park Advisors, a Boston-based investment firm focused on investing in innovative companies.
Matt is an expert in identifying and applying disruptive innovation frameworks and assessing whether management can capitalize on or defend against a disruptive strategy. Matt was formerly a Senior Associate at Innosight, leading engagements in the biotechnology, enterprise software, grocery, and financial services industries, among others. Mr. Christensen was also head of Innosight’s small business and workshops initiatives. Before Innosight, Mr. Christensen worked at the Boston Consulting Group, working on projects in various industries, including specialty chemicals, telecom, technology and industrial goods.
Prior to receiving an MBA from Harvard Business School, Mr. Christensen graduated from Duke University with a BSc in economics and a BSE in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. While at Duke, he won a national championship in 2001, playing basketball for Coach Mike Krzyzewski. In 2002, he won the Coaches’ Award, given to the player best embodying the spirit of Duke Basketball, as well as the Dr. Deryl Hart Award (Top Scholar-Athlete). Christensen served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Frankfurt, Germany.
|Vanu Coverage||5/12||Venture Round||$3.2M||4|