Niko Canner

Niko Canner
  • Founder
    Incandescent

Niko Canner is passionate about human enterprise, how people organize their work, institutions and societies to achieve their purposes. He spent much of his career as a consultant and an entrepreneur, beginning at McKinsey & Company and then co-founding Katzenbach Partners, where he became Managing Partner and built a top boutique consultancy focused on organization, strategy and innovation. Canner sold Katzenbach to Booz & Company in 2009 and remained at Booz through 2011 as a Senior Partner before leaving to join the Management Committee at Bridgewater Associates. Canner recently founded Incandescent, a firm focused on R&D, advising and venture development related to organizational and human performance. Canner is a Member of the Advisory Council of Acumen and is Co-Founder of China 2024, a 20-year longitudinal study of Chinese MBAs.