Dr. Alexander (Alex) Osterwalder, founder & CEO of Strategyzer, is one of the world’s most influential strategy and innovation experts. A leading author, entrepreneur, and in-demand speaker, his work has changed the way established companies do business and how new ventures get started.
Ranked no. 4 of the top 50 management thinkers worldwide and a visiting professor at IMD, Osterwalder is known for simplifying the strategy development process and turning complex concepts into digestible visual models. Together with Yves Pigneur, he invented the Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition Canvas, and Business Portfolio Map – practical tools that are trusted by millions of business practitioners from leading global companies, including Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Mastercard, Sony, Fujitsu, 3M, Intel, Roche, Colgate-Palmolive, and many more.
Strategyzer is an innovation powerhouse, providing online courses, applications, and technology-enabled services to help organizations effectively and systematically manage strategy, growth, and transformation.
Osterwalder’s books include the international bestseller «Business Model Generation», «Value Proposition Design», «Testing Business Ideas», «The Invincible Company,» and «High-Impact Tools for Teams».
He holds the Strategy Award from Thinkers50 and the European Union’s inaugural Innovation Luminary Award. In 2019, Osterwalder chaired the prestigious Drucker Forum, the premiere annual business management conference. A frequent and popular keynote speaker, Osterwalder travels the world discussing his ideas and strategies at Fortune 500 companies, premiere innovation conferences, and leading universities.
He holds a doctorate from HEC Lausanne/Switzerland and is a founding member of The Constellation, a global not-for-profit organization connecting local responses to global issues around the world.
Talks by Alex Osterwalder
|Coaching & Leadership in Remote Companies||January 2023|
|Designing Breakthrough Business Models||September 2020|
|Building Invincible Companies||September 2019|
|Jobs, Pains and Gains & Designing Better Value Propositions||April 2017|
|How to Design Organizational Culture||September 2015|
|Tools to Help You Run Your Business||April 2015|
|Business Model Innovation||September 2011|
- Alex Osterwalder and Rita McGrath Named Top 5 Business Thinkers in 2019
- The State Of Innovation: A Conversation with Rita McGrath & Alex Osterwalder
- Culture Mapping AMA with Alex Osterwalder
- Alex Osterwalder of Strategyzer discusses Business Culture
- How Can Business Tools Help You? — Alex Osterwalder AMA Summary
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