Alexander Osterwalder

Updated at: Sept. 29, 2010, 11 a.m.

Alexander Osterwalder is a sought-after author, speaker, workshop facilitator and adviser on the topic of business model design and innovation. He has established himself as a global thought leader in this area, based on a systematic and practical methodology to achieve business model innovation. Executives and entrepreneurs all over the world apply Dr. Osterwalderʼs approach to strengthen their business model and achieve a competitive advantage through business model innovation. Organizations that use his approach include 3M, Ericsson, IBM, Telenor, Capgemini, Deloitte, Logica, Public Works and Government Services Canada, and many more.

Dr. Osterwalder has speaking, workshop and consulting engagements with clients all over the world – spanning all continents and over 20 countries. He regularly performs as keynote speaker at international conferences. His engagements cover a variety of topics related to business models and business model innovation.

Besides his speaking engagements, Dr. Osterwalder focuses on executive training in the domain of business model development and innovation. Previously, he helped build and sell Arvetica, a Geneva-based consulting boutique advising private banking and wealth management executives. Throughout his career he has worked for various industries, including the technology, media, telecom and retail sectors.


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