The INSEAD Distinguished Fellow and a Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools. She is also Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute.
RéneeMauborgne is co-author of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT and over 4-million-copy international bestseller BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY, published in a record-breaking 46 languages and recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written. Mauborgne served on President Barack Obama’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the President's two terms and is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum.
Mauborgne is a frequent speaker at some of the world’s largest and most prestigious global and corporate events. She has shared the stage with former President Bill Clinton, former president George W. Bush, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former Vice President Al Gore, the King of Swaziland Mswati III, the Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha, Jack Welch, Rudy Giu-liani, Bill Gates, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Paul Krugman, film director James Cameron, Wynton Marsalis, among many others. Mauborgne is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards such as the Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership on Business and Economic Thinking, Eldridge Haynes Prize awarded by the Academy of International Business, the Carl S. Sloane Award for Excellence, the Leadership Hall of Fame by Fast Company, and the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors by Fortune.com.
L’Expansion named Mauborgne along with her colleague W. Chan Kim as “the number one gurus of the future.” The Sunday Times (London) calls them “two of Europe’s brightest business thinkers,” and the The Observer called them “the next big gurus to hit the business world.” She is the winner of the Asia Brand Leadership Award and Prix DCF (Prix des Dirigeants Commer-ciaux de France).
Mauborgne co-founded the Blue Ocean Global Network (BOGN), a global community of practice on the blue ocean family of concepts that embraces academics, consultants, executives, and government officers.
Director of the Human Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute (HAI).
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Editor-in-chief, Wired (2001-2012).
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