John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University
Rebecca Henderson is the John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University, where she has a joint appointment at the Harvard Business School in the General Management and Strategy units and is the Co-Director of the Business and Environment Initiative. Professor Henderson is also a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. From 1988-2008 she was a Professor at MIT’s Sloan School, where she specialized in problems in the economics of innovation, organizational change, and the strategic issues facing large organizations attempting to take advantage of significant innovation. Her current work focuses on the economics of innovation in energy and on the organizational and strategic challenges inherent in the efforts of private firms to respond to climate change.