Adrian Slywotzky

Adrian J. Slywotzky (born 1951 in New York City) is an American consultant of Ukrainian origin and the author of several books on economic theory and management.


Slywotzky was born in the family of Ukrainian immigrants from the Ivano-Frankivs'k region of Ukraine. After getting his undergraduate degree at Harvard, Slywotzky also received a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked as a consultant since 1979 and is currently a partner at Oliver Wyman.

Slywotzky wrote several books on profitability and growth, namely the bestselling The Profit Zone. He is one of the most renowned consultants of the United States[1] and was elected as one of the 25 best consultants in 2000[2] and 2008.[3]

In 2001 he received an honorary professorship from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




  1. ^ John S. McClenahen (2006) "Manufacturing's most influential thinkers & doers Archived July 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." Industry Week, 255(3)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-04-11. Retrieved 2008-06-30.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ The Top 25 Consultants of 2008: Adrian Slywotzky of Oliver Wyman