Speaker Profile

B. Tom Hunsaker
Associate Dean of Innovation and Global Strategy Professor / Thunderbird School of Global Management

B. Tom Hunsaker, PhD is Associate Dean of Innovation (including Executive Education, Digital Learning, and the Global Challenge Lab) for the Thunderbird School of Global Management (top-ranked worldwide in its field and a unit of Arizona State University, which ranks #1 in the U.S. for innovation).

Tom’s work is recommended reading in leading universities, published in top practitioner outlets such as Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review, and has been featured in popular press globally. He’s also author of the recent bestseller Bridger: What World-Class Innovator Do. Tom is a trusted advisor to executives ranging from the Fortune 500 to emerging start-ups.

With Jonathan Knowles, Tom is the co-author of the MAD framework for helping companies develop strategies for dynamic, multi-stakeholder environments.  This framework is the focus of the “Strategy of Change” series in MIT Sloan Management Review (articles in August and December 2020, and May and August 2021).