Michael Porter

1947 - Today

Michael Porter

Michael Eugene Porter (born May 23, 1947) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Porter has received more than 1,008,859 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 30th most popular economist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Twitter Activity

Page views of Michael Porters by language


Among economists, Michael Porter ranks 30 out of 288Before him are Gunnar Myrdal, Simon Kuznets, William Petty, Ronald Coase, Jan Tinbergen, and Anne Robert Jacques Turgot. After him are Wassily Leontief, Joseph Stiglitz, Carl Menger, Elinor Ostrom, Alexander Hamilton, and Friedrich List.

Most Popular Economists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1947, Michael Porter ranks 22Before him are Shirin Ebadi, Paul Auster, Carlos Santana, Tom Clancy, Robert Kiyosaki, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. After him are Glenn Close, Paco de Lucía, Herman Van Rompuy, Mario Draghi, Takeshi Kitano, and France Gall.

Others Born in 1947

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Porter ranks 437 out of 12,171Before him are Dean Martin (1917), 50 Cent (1975), Lou Reed (1942), Stevie Wonder (1950), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947). After him are John Glenn (1921), Joseph Henry (1797), Paul Tibbets (1915), Julianne Moore (1960), Sylvia Plath (1932), and Jerry Lewis (1926).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Michael Porter ranks 5Before him are Milton Friedman (1912), Philip Kotler (1931), Paul Samuelson (1915), and Herbert A. Simon (1916). After him are Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Elinor Ostrom (1933), Gary Becker (1930), James Tobin (1918), Irving Fisher (1867), Thorstein Veblen (1857), and W. Edwards Deming (1900).