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ABOUT SwissLEAP

“SwissLEAP have been instrumental in paving the way for our transformation. Re-igniting our shared team and brand vision, they drove our digital portfolio extension with new business models, instilled the lean startup and corporate entrepreneurship spirit and connected us with promising startups.”

Andrea Ming

Director Migros Club Schools 

Federation of Migros Cooperatives

SWISSLEAP

WHAT

We catalyze the potential of pioneers to create sustainable shared value with impact

As advisor, business coach and innovation mentor, we develop organizations, people and practices, to navigate uncertainty, lead change and innovate from idea to impact.

Together, we

  • Shape organizations into ever-evolving learning ecosystems, with
    the agility of lean startups and the stability of large enterprises

  • Build high-performance teams of intrapreneurs

  • Create a culture of innovation and sustainable value creation


Our offerings include

  • Business Ecosystem Development for Learning, Evolution & Impact

  • Intrapreneurship & Lean Innovation Mentoring & Training

  • Strategy Advisory and Business Coaching

We catalyze the potential of pioneers to create sustainable shared value with impact

Our Value Propostion
Our Mission

LEAP

from Idea to Impact

​Our 'Lasting Enterprise Action Practices (LEAP) combine the operational excellence and stability of successful enterprises with the speed, organizational learning and agility of lean startups, to build effective and ever-evolving, value-driven organizations.

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WHY

We believe in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology for impact: to foster health, freedom, fulfillment and prosperity for people and the planet.

WHO

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Oliver Durrer, Founder
A Swiss global citizen, epicurean explorer loving life and learning, I am passionate about personal and organizational development, people, tech, innovation and social impact. 
I am on a mission to empower purpose-driven pioneers to unleash their full potential to create sustainable shared value. 
Profile

My 20 years experience as an intrapreneur and entrepreneur of working with with enterprises such as Nestlé and Migros, SMB and tech startups, across many roles, cover Europe, Asia and the US.

For Migros Club School, Switzerland’s biggest private vocational education institution, my team and I launched, scaled and integrated a corporate EdTech startup and built a Learning Innovation Lab.

At Nestlé, I held marketing, sales and business leadership roles for a decade, contributing to Nescafé Dolce Gusto’s record growth, launching Nestlé Myanmar Ltd, and leading multicultural teams to award-winning performance.

I hold a lic. oec. (MSc) in Management from Lausanne University's HEC Business School.

A certified lean innovation coach and market opportunity navigator, I lecture lean innovation and intrapreneurship at HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich's Executive MBA Program in Digital Leadership. 

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

 

Let's connect on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Who?
Our Partner Ecosystem
Depending on specific mandate scope and requirements, we join forces with our like-minded global tribe of experienced subject matter masters and life-long learners.
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Partners
How?

HOW 

We want to make sure “you nail it before you scale it”, while empowering you do so by working together to first "find the right things to do", before "doing things right". 

We work with our clients and their stakeholders in a holistic and inclusive way

  • We understand the challenge that, with any change, many stakeholders are impacted across functions, organizational units as well as in the external environment.

  • In our experience, aligned purpose, vision and values, combined with clear goals and roles in a structured iterative process, are essential for continuous progress.

  • We facilitate this for all stakeholders by fostering a win-win environment of co-creation, innovation, learning and development.

We empower our clients

  • Beyond advising on and co-creating organizational design, development and strategy, we train, coach and mentor our clients, developing them throughout the collaboration. 

  • We transfer the mindset, skillset and toolset to continuously evolve and thrive.

  • This is how we catalyze our clients’ full potential to lead change, navigate uncertainty and innovate with impact, to create shared value.

We collaborate together in a combination of

  • Remote and in-presence sessions

  • Retained services over longer periods

  • On-demand ad hoc assignments

Abundance mindset and strong values

  • We collaborate with respect, humility, commitment and integrity

  • We care, are dedicated, diligent and reliable

  • We get results and create win-wins

Get in touch to find out how we can create shared value together
+41 (0) 76 385 15 39  
SwissLEAP AG
Pilatusweg 4
CH–6374 Buochs
Switzerland
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