Dr. Yves Pigneur is a professor at the University of Lausanne since 1984, and has held visiting professorships at Georgia State University, University of British Columbia, National University of Singapore, and HEC Montreal. Together with Alexander Osterwalder, they invented the Business Model Canvas and authored in 2010 the international bestseller “Business Model Generation”(million+ copies in 35 languages); and more recently “Value Proposition Design”. Yves is a frequent keynote speaker and guest lecturer on business models in universities, large corporations, entrepreneurship events and international conferences throughout the world.
In November 2015, they have been ranked #15 in the Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 and received the “Strategy Award” of the Thinkers50 event in London, which the Financial Times calls the “Oscars of management thinking”. Read more