Karen Dillon

New York Times best-selling author and speaker


About the Author

Karen Dillon, former Editor of Harvard Business Review and New York Times best-selling author
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Karen Dillon is the former editor of Harvard Business Review magazine and co-author of Wall Street Journal business best-seller Competing Against Luck: the Story of Innovation and Customer Choice (with Clayton Christensen, Taddy Hall, and David S. Duncan. HarperCollins, October 2016).

She is also the co-author of New York Times best-seller, How Will You Measure Your Life? (HarperCollins, May 2012), which she wrote with Harvard Business School Professor and best-selling author Clayton Christensen and James Allworth, as well asThe Harvard Business Review Guide to Office Politics. Karen previously served as deputy editor of Inc magazine and was editor and publisher of the critically-acclaimed American Lawyer magazine and London-based Legal Business. A graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she was named by Ashoka as one of the world's most influential and inspiring women. She is currently a contributing editor to Harvard Business Review.

She is also a popular keynote speaker. Follow her on Twitter @KarDillon