Rajiv Narang is the founder and managing director of Erehwon, a twenty-year-old pioneering innovation firm, where he has helmed the redefining and recasting of innovation. Recognized as India's Innovation Thought Leader, Narang was part of the National Planning Commission panel to recommend 'India's Innovation Strategy', and the lead architect of the 'Innovation for India' Foundation. With his unparalleled insight into business, social and public service innovation, Narang has inspired leaders to adopt innovation and led a rich portfolio of strategic initiatives with organizations such as Unilever, Novartis, Bank of America and the Government of Karnataka and Azim Premji Foundation.
Orbit-shifting innovation happens when an area that needs transformation meets an innovator with the will and the desire to create, and not follow history. At the heart of the orbit-shifting innovation is the breakthrough that creates a new orbit and achieves a transformative impact. Businesses, social enterprises and even governments need orbit-shifting ideas to create a transformative impact. But how does that groundbreaking idea come about, and what translates it into actuality? Charting the vast landscape of orbit-shifting innovation and innovators across countries, cultures and industries, the book brings to the fore the moving force that drives orbit-shifters to take on a transformative challenge and to navigate the pitfalls and obstacles in making it happen.