Worth a good look on leadership in innovation.
Some of who are listed include these educators:
Steve Blank, a seasoned entrepreneur who lectures at Berkeley and Stanford
His most important innovation lesson:A startup is a "temporary organization searching for a repeatable and scalable business model"—a structured search process maximizes your chances of success. If you read one book, read: The Four Steps to the Epiphany (Cafepress.com, 2005)
Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and Innosight co-founder.
His most important innovation lesson:
Peter Drucker, legendary management guru and long-time professor at the Claremont Graduate University His most important innovation lesson: "The customer rarely buys what the company thinks it is selling him." Companies need to take a customer-first perspective to succeed with innovation. If you read one book, read: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (originally published in 1985)
Via Deb Nystrom, REVELN Consulting