About the Episode

Our guest and co-host Oliver Durrer talks about his time at Nestle and Migros, building corporate start-ups and an innovation lab. How they went from quarterly learning cycles to weekly and what it takes to get there. He shares his hands-on experience on corporate entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and learning.

Finally, Oliver is going to tell us his biggest secret/takeaway for innovators, especially within large organisations.

We hope that you enjoy listening to – The Man in the Mirror

About the Cohost

Our guest and co-host Oliver Durrer is a Swiss global citizen with a love for life and learning. Passionate about people, tech, lean innovation and social impact, Oliver is on a mission to empower purpose-driven pioneers to unleash their full potential for impact.

He has 15+ years experience in fostering corporate entrepreneurship, innovation and learning, with large enterprises, SMBs and tech startups across Europe, Southeast Asia and Silicon Valley.

Oliver is the founder of SwissLEAP where they help leaders, teams and organizations navigate uncertainty, lead change and innovate with impact to sustainably create shared value.

SwissLEAP’s signature Lasting Enterprise Action Practices (“LEAP”) combine the business excellence and stability of successful enterprises with the speed, learning and innovation capabilities of lean startups.

Oliver holds a lic. oec. in Business Management from Lausanne University and is a certified lean innovation coach and market opportunity navigator. He is a lecturer of innovation and intrapreneurship at HWZ Business School Zurich’s Executive MBA in Digital Leadership.

A fan of foreign cultures and languages, Oliver enjoys connecting with people in (Swiss-)German, English, French, Italian & Spanish.

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