Adam Hartung

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Adam Hartung
Born (1957-03-15) March 15, 1957 (age 57)
Watchhorn, Oklahoma
Nationality United States
Alma mater Wichita State University  (B.B.A)
Harvard Business School (MBA)
Occupation Speaker & Business Consultant
Known for Growth - Dealing with Market Shifts - Forbes
Website
www.thephoenixprinciple.com

Adam Hartung (born March 15, 1957) is Managing Partner of Spark Partners,[1] author, columnist, business consultant and speaker.[2] He is best known for his Leadership column[3] in Forbes. Hartung is the author of Create Marketplace Disruption: How to Stay Ahead of the Competition[4] published in 2008 by FT Press.

Early life[edit]

Hartung was born in Watchhorn, Oklahoma. He holds a B.B.A., suma cum laude, Departmental Honors at Wichita State University (1979), and an MBA with Distinction at Harvard Business School (1982).

Career[edit]

Hartung began his career as an entrepreneur, selling the first general-purpose computing platform to use the 8080 microprocessor when he was an undergraduate. Today, he writes, consults and speaks worldwide.

Hartung’s book, Create Marketplace Disruption: How to Stay Ahead of the Competition, aims to help leaders and managers create evergreen organizations that produce above-average returns.[5]

Hartung is currently Managing Partner of Spark Partners, a strategy and transformation consultancy. Previously, he spent eight years as a Partner in the consulting arm of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) where he led their efforts in Intellectual Capital Development and e-business. He has also been a strategist with the Boston Consulting Group, and an executive with PepsiCo and DuPont in the areas of strategic planning and business development.[6]

Hartung is a columnist for Forbes magazine, focusing on leadership and business growth.

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