"After graduating from Harvard Business School,
I worked with world renowned innovation
expert Clayton Christensen. We co-authored
several articles and a book on the power of
market-creating innovation."

Efosa Ojomo

Efosa Ojomo

Consultant | Writer | Researcher | Speaker

Efosa Ojomo leads the Global Prosperity research group at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a think tank based in Boston and Silicon Valley. In January, 2019, Ojomo and late Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen published The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty. In a Wall Street Journal review of The Prosperity Paradox, Rupert Darwall writes: "The authors return the entrepreneur and innovation to the center stage of economic development and prosperity."

Ojomo's work has been published and covered by the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, the Guardian, Quartz, Forbes, Fortune, The World Bank, NPR and several other media outlets. He speaks regularly on innovation and has presented his work at TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, the World Bank, Harvard, Yale, Oxford and at several other conferences and institutions.

Ojomo graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in computer engineering and got his MBA from Harvard Business School.

The Book

My most recent book, published alongside Professor Clayton Christensen and Karen Dillon is titled The Prosperity Paradox: How innovation can lift nations out of poverty.


My research on innovation and global prosperity can be accessed through a variety of platforms, including a TED Talk I gave in New York City in 2019.


My work has been published by the Harvard Business Review, Guardian, Quartz, the World Bank, and I regularly speak on the topic of innovation and economic development.