Hari Nair is Vice President, Corporate R&D, Fabric & Home Care Learning Lab at Procter & Gamble and a leading practitioner of innovation and corporate transformation. Previously he was an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University. He has more than 25 years of operational experience applying innovation approaches across multiple sectors and markets.
Hari served as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Sime Darb, a publicly-traded Malaysian conglomerate with interests ranging from Caterpillar distributorships to palm oil plantations and property development. Hari also led Kimberly Clark’s Global Innovation Center in Seoul, where he worked with a team of 100+ researchers on customer-centric innovations.
In addition to leading business lines for P&G in the U.S. and China, Hari was Partner and Vice President at Innosight, a growth strategy consulting firm founded by disruptive innovation expert Clayton Christensen. Hari teaches leaders around the world about disruptive innovation.