Henry William Chesbrough (born 1956) is an American organizational theorist, adjunct professor and the executive director of the Center for Open Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is known for coining the term open innovation
He taught at the Harvard Business School as an assistant professor and Class of 1961 Fellow from 1997 to 2003. He is currently an adjunct professor and the executive director of the Center for Open Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to
He acts as the chairman of the Open Innovation Center - Brazil. His first appearance in Brazil was in 2008, when he did a presentation in the Open Innovation Seminar 2008. He also acts as the chairman of board of advisors for Induct Software and appear in Oslo on the 2011 Oslo Innovation Week
- 2003. Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. HBS Press.
- 2006. Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape. HBS Press.
- 2006. Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm. Oxford.
- The Guardian. "Crowdsourcing reveals life-saving potential in global health research". August 15, 2012. Retrieved on May 30, 2013.
- CBS MoneyWatch. "Berkeley-Haas' Henry Chesbrough on 'Open Innovation'". November 26, 2008. Retrieved on May 30, 2013.