SwissLEAP

“Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship.”

Peter Drucker

 
 

WHY

We believe that contributing to collective value leads to individual fulfillment.

WHAT

We catalyze the potential of purpose-driven pioneers to sustainably create shared value.

We assist leaders, teams and organizations to navigate uncertainty, lead change and innovate from idea to impact.

As trusted advisor, coach and mentor, we co-pilot the holistic development of organizations, people and practices.

Together, we build evolving ecosystems of entrepreneurship, learning, and innovation, future-proof new ways of working and realize opportunities to create shared value​.

 

WHO

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

My 15+ years experience as an intrapreneur and entrepreneur cover Europe, Southeast Asia and the Silicon Valley, with large corporations such as Nestlé and Migros, as well as tech startups.

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 the InnoLab. 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. in Business Management from Lausanne University (HEC) Switzerland. A certified lean innovation coach and market opportunity navigator, I lecture intrapreneurship and innovation at HWZ Zurich Business School's Executive MBA 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.

LEAP

From Idea to Impact

​Our Lasting Enterprise Action Practices (LEAP) combine the business excellence and stability of successful enterprises with the speed and agility of lean startups

to build effective, efficient and ever evolving learning organizations.

“Execute” your core business efficiently

  • Strategic and operational business excellence

  • Process and financial performance

  • Productivity gains to fuel innovation

“Explore” new value opportunities effectively

  • Proven startup practices, such as design thinking, agile and scientific lean startup 

  • Creativity, empathy and experiments for data-driven evidence to “build-measure-learn” 

  • Use of cutting-edge technology

“Evolve” and keep learning to thrive in change

  • Servant leadership with an inspiring purpose and vision

  • Growth-mindset, entrepreneurial skills, tools, and systems supported by technology

  • Culture of learning, collaboration, experimentation and continuous improvement

 
Our Partner Ecosystem
Depending on specific mandate scope and requirements, we join forces with our like-minded global tribe of ...
  • Enthusiastic dreamers and doers

  • Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs

  • Experienced subject matter masters and life-long learners

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HOW 

We want our clients to “nail it before you scale it”: we focus on enabling you to explore the right it, before executing it right, and continuously adapt and evolve.

We advise, coach and train you, while co-creating together in a combination of

  • Remote and in-presence sessions

  • Retained services over longer periods

  • On-demand ad hoc assignments

An 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

Let’s find out how we can turn your challenges into opportunities together.

Fill in the form for a free initial exploration call of 30 minutes.

Let's have a chat
Address
SwissLEAP AG
Pilatusweg 4
CH–6374 Buochs
Switzerland
Telephone
Email
+41 (0) 76 385 15 39  
contact (at) swissleap.com

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2018 - 2021