Henry Chesbrough is Faculty Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and part-time Professor of Information Systems at Esade Business School in Barcelona. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California-Berkeley, an MBA from Stanford University, and a BA from Yale University, summa cum laude.
His book, Open Innovation (2003), articulates a new paradigm for organizing and managing R&D. His second book, Open Business Models (2006), extends his analysis of innovation to business models, intellectual property management, and markets for innovation. His third book, Open Services Innovation (2011), explores open innovation in services businesses.
Prior to embarking on an academic career, he spent ten years in various product planning and strategic marketing positions in Silicon Valley companies.