Patrick van der Pijl is founder and CEO of Business Models Inc.. A global strategy and business design agency with offices in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Taipei and Brisbane.
Patrick is a visionary business model strategist, best selling author and worldwide keynote speaker. For the past decade Patrick and his team have been at the forefront of value-driven strategy design and breakthrough business model innovation.
His adventure started back in 2009, when he produced Alex Osterwalder’s’ bestseller Business Model Generation. A book that sold over 4 million copies in 37 language and that ranks amongst the 12 best business books of all time according to USA today.
After Patrick co-authored Design a Better Business, his company won the Pioneer Design Award for democratization of the innovation and strategy tools. His company is also the proud winner of the Australian Good Design Pioneer Award and the American Design Management Institute Award.
Today, Patrick and his team are on a mission to design, build and grow better businesses. Businesses that create radical positive impact on the lives of many people and the world around us. In his latest book, Business Model Shifts, Patrick talks about 6 new ways to create value for your (future)customers.
Patrick has been doing over 500 keynotes in more than 30 countries. He always surprises his audience with the most inspiring stories about new game changing business models and how you can become one of them. Will you join us for his next keynote?