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In our latest health care case study, follow Sentara Healthcare in Virginia as it prepares for significant changes in how health care will be delivered and priced in the future. Pilots focusing on chronic disease management, bundled payments for procedures, and a patient-centered medical home are underway, yet Sentara is also acutely aware of the […]

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I had the opportunity to speak with a doctoral class on systemic education reform at UC Berkeley a couple weeks back. I briefly walked them through the core constructs of the theory of disruptive innovation, as well as how online learning fits into that theory. We then had an engaging 45-minute discussion. We talked through […]

Michael Horn

Executive Director, Education, Secretary, Co-Founder Michael B. Horn is the co-founder and Executive Director, Education of Innosight Institute, a not-for-profit think tank devoted to applying the theories of disruptive innovation to problems in the social sector. He is the coauthor of Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (McGraw-Hill: June […]

Disrupting Class and the presidential election

Clayton Christensen and I have a new article out in Business Week online today in the Viewpoint section. Titled “McCain: Education’s Disruptor-in-Chief?” the article is about the presidential election and Senator John McCain and Senator Barack Obama’s respective positions on how disruptive innovation can affect positive change in how today’s classrooms operate. The article leads […]

Governor Jeb Bush on Disrupting Class

Fred Barnes interviewed Jeb Bush for the Wall Street Journal’s weekend interview, and in the article Barnes reveals what Florida’s former governor is reading at the moment on his Amazon Kindle—Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. This is yet again another flattering moment for us, but the whole interview […]

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Have questions? Contact us by mail, email, or phone Innosight Institute, Inc. The Arsenal on the Charles 400 Talcott Ave., 2nd Floor Watertown, MA 02472 617-393-4500 One Response to “contact us” Paul Jones, on July 31st, 2008 at 7:34 am Said: Hi Michael: Thanks for your comment on my blog, The Learner’s Guild. With […]


The Institute’s Education Practice’s mission is to apply HBS Professor Clayton Christensen’s theories of disruptive innovation to develop and promote solutions to the problems of education. The primary focus currently is the U.S. K-12 public education system, although the Practice also works on the problems confronting higher education and education outside the U.S. Christensen’s, Curtis […]

Disruptive innovation featured in Competitive Workforce Report

Posted on May 31st, 2008 by admin The Competitive Workforce Report, an online publication of the Career Colleges Association, featured an interview with Michael B. Horn about opportunities for disruption in education to transform learning. You can read the article here. In the article, Horn discusses how computers have not had a transformational impact on […]

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