Whitney Johnson is a leading thinker on driving innovation via personal disruption, having co-founded Clayton Christensen's investment firm, Rose Park Advisors. She is a former double Institutional Investor-ranked analyst at Merrill Lynch. After spending years exploring the theory of disruption and how it applies to investing, Whitney has concluded that companies can only disrupt when people do. Whitney is a regular contributor for the Harvard Business Review and Linkedin. She speaks and coaches at Fortune 100 Companies, top tier educational institutions, and industry conferences. Recently, her work was recognized by Thinkers 50, which named her as a finalist for the 2013 Future Thinker Award, and the Wall Street Journal dubbed her one of 20 Money Thinkers to Follow.