About Us

Disruption Advisors activates engagement and growth in leaders, teams, and organizations.

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Whitney Johnson

CEO, CO-Founder

Whitney Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Disruption Advisors, a tech-enabled talent development company. Whitney is a globally recognized thought leader (named by Thinkers50 as a top #10 management thinker), author, keynote speaker, executive coach, and consultant; Whitney is the WSJ, USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company (Harvard Business Press, 2022). She shares her passion for personal disruption, helping individuals transform their lives, careers, teams, and companies through her keynote addresses; her popular podcast Disrupt Yourself; lectures at Harvard Business School’s Corporate Learning; the award-winning books How to Build an A Team, Disrupt Yourself, and Dare, Dream, Do; and frequent article contributions to the Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review

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Amy Humble

President, CO-Founder

Amy Humble is the co-founder and president of Disruption Advisors, an Inc 5000 fastest growing company. She is a perceptive, visionary, and highly engaging executive and coach working with the world’s most elite leaders and organizations from the FORTUNE 500, Inc. 5000, and leading social institutions in the world. Previously, Amy served as chief of staff for Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and was the creator of the Innovators Society, the first of its kind social sector accelerator program.

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Amy Humble

President, Co-Founder

Amy Humble is the co-founder and president of Disruption Advisors, an Inc. 5000 fastest growing company. She is a perceptive, visionary, and highly engaging executive and coach working with the world’s most elite leaders and organizations from the FORTUNE 500, Inc. 5000, and leading social institutions in the world. Previously, Amy served as chief of staff for Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and was the creator of the Innovators Society, the first of its kind social sector accelerator program.

2022

Published WSJ, USA Today and Amazon bestselling book Smart Growth

2020

Launched S Curve of Learning Insight Tool (10K+ Users)

2020

Recognized as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company

2019

Relaunched Disrupt Yourself

2019

Launched coaching network

2017

Named Top 10 Management Thinker by Thinkers50

2017

Designed the first model of the S Curve locator

2016

Launched the popular podcast, Disrupt Yourself, now in the top 1% globally of monthly downloads.

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Amy Humble

Designer of accelerator program, Innovators Society
Founder and CEO of White River Strategy
Chief of Staff for Jim Collins, author of Good to Great

Whitney Johnson

Co-founder of Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen
Award-winning Wall Street equity analyst
Author of the groundbreaking Disrupt Yourself in Harvard Business Review

Our Clients

Our Team

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Becky Hofkes

Senior Consultant

 

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Chelsea Smith

Director, Operations

 

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Devanie Hopfenbeck

Director, Client Experience

 

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Jennifer Ross

Director, Marketing and Communications

 

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Kaitlin Johnson

Senior Project Manager

 

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Kurt Wilson

Director, Diagnostics & Feedback

 

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Linda Elliot

Project & Assessment Manager

 

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Lori Wilson

Project Manager

 

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Mike Quinn

Lead Coach and Facilitator

 

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Natalie Murray

Director, Learning and Curriculum

 

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Nicole Pellegrino

Executive Administrative Assistant

 

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Stephanie Brummel

Marketing Associate

 

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Steve Ludwig

Lead Coach and Facilitator