Author: Patrick van der Pijl

Patrick van der Pijl is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, design thinker and business model strategist. Patrick is producer of bestseller book Business Model Generation which sold over a million copies in 37 languages. USA Today named Business Model Generation among the 12 best business books of all time, and the German edition was named Management Book of the Year 2011. Patrick recently published the book Design a Better Business, new tools, skills and mindset for strategy and innovation. The book ranked #1 on Amazon new releases in Strategy books. Patrick founded Business Models Inc, a global design company on strategy and innovation in 2009 with offices in US, UK, Europe, Australia and Taiwan. His passion for strategic visioning, graphic facilitation and storytelling resulted in another design company called Thirty-X.