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The Thinkers50 Ranking 2009

CK Prahalad – winner of the Thinkers50 2007 & 2009

CK PrahaladBiography

Coimbatore Krishnao — CK — Prahalad was born in the town of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. He studied physics at the University of Madras (now Chenai).. Continue to biography

Interview

C. K. Prahalad is Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business at the University of Michigan and an independent consultant.

Ranked Thinkers 2009

 

  • Ranking Name
  • 1 CK Prahalad (1)
  • 2 Malcolm Gladwell (18)
  • 3 Paul Krugman (-)
  • 4 Steve Jobs (29)
  • 5 W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne (6)
  • 6 Muhammad Yunus (-)
  • 7 Bill Gates (2)
  • 8 Richard Branson (9)
  • 9 Philip Kotler (11)
  • 10 Gary Hamel (5)
  • 11 Michael Porter (4)
  • 12 Ratan Tata (-)
  • 13 Ram Charan (22)
  • 14 Marshall Goldsmith (34)
  • 15 S. (Kris) Gopalakrishnan (-)
  • 16 Howard Gardner (39)
  • 17 Jim Collins (10)
  • 18 Lynda Gratton (19)
  • 19 Tom Peters (7)
  • 20 Jack Welch (8)
  • 21 Eric Schmidt (-)
  • 22 Joseph Stiglitz (-)
  • 23 Kjell Nordström & Jonas Ridderstråle (13)
  • 24 Vijay Govindarajan (23)
  • 25 Marcus Buckingham (38)
  • Ranking Name
  • 26 Richard D’Aveni (46)
  • 27 Rosabeth Moss Kanter (28)
  • 28 Clayton Christensen (25)
  • 29 Stephen Covey (15)
  • 30 Thomas Friedman (26)
  • 31 David Ulrich (42)
  • 32 Roger Martin (-)
  • 33 Henry Mintzberg (16)
  • 34 Daniel Goleman (37)
  • 35 Chris Anderson (-)
  • 36 Warren Bennis (24)
  • 37 Robert Kaplan & David Norton (12)
  • 38 Jeff Immelt (31)
  • 39 Don Tapscott (-)
  • 40 Nassim Nicholas Taleb (-)
  • 41 John Kotter (30)
  • 42 Niall Ferguson (-)
  • 43 Charles Handy (14)
  • 44 Rakesh Khurana (45)
  • 45 Manfred Kets De Vries (-)
  • 46 Tammy Erickson (-)
  • 47 Costas Markides (44)
  • 48 Barbara Kellerman (-)
  • 49 Rob Goffee & Gareth Jones (32)
  • 50 Jimmy Wales (-)