Dr. Yves Pigneur is Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Lausanne since 1984, and has served as visiting professor at Georgia State University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the University of British Columbia. He earned his doctoral degree at the University of Namur, Belgium. He is editor-in-chief of the academic journal Systèmes d’Information & Management (SIM). Together with Alexander Osterwalder, they authored the international bestseller Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (23 translations) BMGEN.
In 2012-2013, he was visiting professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School and at HEC Montreal. In the last 12 months, during his stay in Asia and North America, Yves gave 70 keynotes, talks and workshops on Business Model Design (Singapore, Tokyo and Kyoto, Beijing and Shanghai, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Vienna, Paris, Lausanne, Brussels, Berlin, Montreal, Toronto, Boston and New York).