Atul Dighe has over 27 years of experience advising large corporations, nonprofit organizations, and governmental agencies on questions on strategy, innovation, and the future. As a leader of the strategy, innovation, and insights research teams at Gartner, Mr. Dighe works with thousands of the world's largest and most progressive organizations to enhance their strategic ability to positively impact change.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Dighe authored over 20 major industry-wide trends and scenarios studies for trade associations in the health care, building and construction, and technology sectors. He is the co-author of the best-selling book Exploring the Future and was and still is often quoted for his views on strategy, innovation, scenario planning, emerging business opportunities, and acquisitions in publications such as The New York Times, USA Today, and Money Magazine.
Our Future Today
Founder & Chief Futurist
Institute for Alternative Futures
New Product Development
R&D Leadership, Operations and Management
R&D Portfolio Management
M.S., Studies of the Future, University of Houston
B.B.A., Corporate Finance, The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
1Using Megatrends/Scenarios to Identify New Growth and Product Opportunities and Enable Actionable Ideation
2Creating a Healthy and Robust Innovation Portfolio Strategy by Crafting a High Quality Portfolio Decision Making Process
3Leading C-Suite Alignment on Future Growth Prioritization and Transformational Innovation
4Identifying Articulated and Unarticulated Consumer Needs and Insights to Drive New Product Development
5Enabling Speed to Market for New Products/Services/Business Models by Overcoming Cross-Silo Barriers