Morten T. Hansen

Morten T. Hansen

Morten T. Hansen is Professor in Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and also at the
University of California, Berkeley. Prior to INSEAD, he was a professor at Harvard
Business School, Harvard University, for a number of years.

Professor Hansen’s new management book is Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid
the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results, published by Harvard Business

Professor Hansen’s research has focused on collaboration, innovation, corporate
transformation, and building great companies. He was part of the research teams
for the international best-selling books Built to Last and Good to Great. His
research has been published in the leading international journals, including
Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ), Strategic Management Journal,
Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business
Review, Sloan Management Review, among others. He is the winner of the 2005
ASQ award for having made exceptional contributions to the field of organization

Professor Hansen has published several best-selling articles in Harvard Business
Review, and his managerial research has been covered by the New York Times,
Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Financial Times,
International Herald Tribune, among others. He is the winner of the 2005 Sloan
Management Review/Pricewaterhouse Coopers Award for the management article
that has contributed most significantly to the enhancement of management

A native of Norway, Professor Hansen holds a Master’s degree in Finance from
London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from
Stanford University where he was a Fulbright scholar and the recipient of the
Jaedicke award given to outstanding Ph.D. student performance.

In addition to his academic career, Professor Hansen has also been a senior
management consultant for a number of years in the London, Scandinavian and
San Francisco offices of the Boston Consulting Group. He consults regularly to
large global companies in the U.S. and Europe and is a noted speaker at senior
executive and in-company conferences.