Patrick van der Pijl is CEO & Strategy Designer at Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide bestseller Business Model Generation (1 million copies sold worldwide since 2009). Patrick helped Board of Directors, Top Leaders and Innovation Teams of more than 300 (international) organizations, like Toyota, Fujitsu, ING Bank, Microsoft and 3M, innovate their business model and design a future strategy. He is also specialized in large scale strategy projects.

Patrick inspires people and organizations with his new vision on strategy and innovation and makes them look at their business (model) from a completely different perspective. In his projects he uses new and visual tools for strategy and innovation, like the Business Model Canvas, Vision Canvas, Context Canvas and Value Proposition Designer, and co-creation techniques to turn them around. His sessions are very energetic, inspiring and visual.

Patrick is an international keynote speaker and frequently delivers speeches and workshops at innovation events worldwide, where he is invited to talk about Business Model Innovation, Designing your Future Business and New Tools for Strategy & Innovation. Take a look at some of Patrick’s presentations on Slideshare or videos of keynote presentations and interviews.

Patrick'S BLOGPOSTS

A hundred-day race

 A hundred-day race

26-09-2016 Imagine yourself wanting to write a book and your publisher tells you that you can, but it should be finished by next month. What do you do? It happened to Patrick van der Pijl, the Dutch CEO of international Strategy...

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Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur winners of Thinkers50 Strategy Award 2015

 Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur winners of Thinkers50 Strategy Award 2015

10-11-2015 Every two years, Thinkers50 produces the world’s most prestigious ranking of management thinkers. This year, Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur won the Strategy Award 2015  and ranked #15 on the Thinkers50 Ranking 2015, after Michael Porter (#1), Clayton Christensen (#2),...

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Meet our team in the business model kitchen

 Meet our team in the business model kitchen

08-07-2015 All international team members of Business Models Inc. came together in Amsterdam in June 2015 for a strategy meeting. In the Business Model Kitchen they designed their own strategy for the future – something they normally help clients with. Their goal? To...

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How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

 How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

18-06-2015 To show how various companies use business modeling tools to transform their business, Strategyzer published our story of how we helped Toyota Financial Services strengthen the organisation’s alignment around a strategic goal.   In 2012 Toyota Financial Services (TFS), the finance subsidiary of...

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Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

 Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

17-06-2015 Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide bestseller Business Model Generation regularly delivers keynote speeches and masterclasses about Business Model Innovation worldwide. Below you find some videos of speeches, masterclasses and interviews. Interested in...

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All Patrick's blogposts