Rosabeth Moss Kanter ’64 has received high praise for her new book, Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead. The book has been reviewed in The New York Times and Forbes and Kanter appeared on The Daily Show earlier this summer to discuss America’s declining infrastructure and address the issues of how our cities work.
Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. She is also chair and director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative. Through her consulting arm, Goodmeasure Inc., she advises numerous CEOs and has partnered with IBM on applying her leadership tools from business to other sectors as a senior advisor for IBM’s Global Citizenship portfolio. Before joining the Harvard Business School faculty, she held tenured professorships at Yale University and Brandeis University and was a Fellow at Harvard Law School, simultaneously holding a Guggenheim Fellowship. She received a bachelor’s in sociology from Bryn Mawr and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.