Sarah Kaplan

Associate Professor of Strategic Management of Rotman School at the University of Toronto

Sarah Kaplan is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Senior Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is author of the bestselling business book, Creative Destruction. Her research explores how organizations participate in and respond to the emergence of new fields and technologies. Her studies examine the biotechnology, fiber optics, personal digital assistant, financial services, nanotechnology and most recently, the field emerging at the nexus of gender and finance. Her interest in gender lens investing is in understanding how whole new ecosystems can be built. She recently co-authored (with Jackie VanderBrug of US Trust) “The Rise of Gender Capitalism,” in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (2014). She received her PhD from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, MA from Johns Hopkins’ School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and BA from UCLA.