Michael E. RaynorDirector, Monitor Deloitte
Michael E. Raynor is a director in Monitor Deloitte. He is a subject matter expert on the topics of corporate financial performance, strategy, innovation, and risk and uncertainty. Michael shares his research and findings with executives and management teams through keynote lectures, workshops, and consulting projects in a wide range of industries with companies from around the world.
Michael has collaborated with Deloitte colleagues on projects with many high-profile companies, such as AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, and MasterCard, and with dozens of leading companies in industries including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, electrical utilities, media, and financial services.
Michael's most recent book, The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think (Portfolio), is an investigation into the drivers of long-term superior corporate performance. It was named 2013's "best business book of the year" by Toronto's Globe & Mail.
On the topic of innovation, Michael was co-author, with Professor Clayton M. Christensen, of The Innovator's Manifesto, released in 2011.
On growth, risk, and uncertainty, Michael's The Strategy Paradox (2007) was named by Strategy + Business as one of its top five picks in strategy, and BusinessWeek named it one of that year's 10 Best Business Books. He has also published extensively in a wide variety of journals, including the Harvard Business Review and the Strategic Management Journal.
In addition, Michael has taught in the MBA and Executive Education programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario (Ivey) in London, Canada, and at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. Michael has a doctorate from Harvard Business School, a master's degree in Business Administration from Ivey, and an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Harvard University. He lives in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.