Michael Porter

Michael Eugene Porter (born May 23, 1947)[2] is an American academic known for his theories on economics, business strategy, and social causes. He is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School, and he was one of the founders of the consulting firm The Monitor Group (now part of Deloitte) and FSG, a social impact consultancy. He is credited for creating Porter's five forces analysis, which is instrumental in business strategy development today.

Michael Porter
Michael Eugene Porter

(1947-05-23) May 23, 1947 (age 74)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Alma materPrinceton University (BSE)
Harvard University (MBA, PhD)
ContributionsPorter hypothesis
Porter's five forces[1]
Porter's four corners model