Dev Patnaik

Snapshot

Dev Patnaik is the CEO of Jump Associates, a strategy and innovation firm. Dev is a frequent speaker at business forums and his articles have appeared in numerous publications, including BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Fast Company. He is also the author of the book Wired to Care: how companies prosper when they create widespread empathy. It was named one of the best books of the year by both Fast Company and Business Week. Noted author Malcolm Gladwell called Wired to Care “just what we need for the lean years ahead.” His forthcoming book, Unleash, is a playbook for leaders trying to grow their businesses in times of extreme change. When he’s not working at Jump, Dev is an adjunct professor at Stanford University, where he teaches a course called Needfinding. In the class, students draw upon methods from anthropology, design, and business strategy to discover insights about ordinary people and create new products and services.

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  • Articles

    Health Insurers Just Got 35 Million New Customers. Will They Treat Them Like Wal-Mart, Target Or Apple?

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    Strong Profits Stem from Deep Empathy

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    Leaders Need to Hire Hybrid Thinkers

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    Developing Tomorrow's Business Leaders

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  • Blog

    A Conversation With Peter Sims, Author of Little Bets

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