About The Speaker

Alex Osterwalder

Inventor of the Business Model Canvas, Bestselling Author #4 Thinkers50,Founder & CEO of Strategyzer,

Alex is one of the most influential strategy and innovation experts. A leading author, entrepreneur, and in-demand speaker, his work has changed how established companies do business and how new ventures start.


He is the inventor of the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas, among other well-known and well-used visual tools for business. He’s known for simplifying strategy development and turning complex concepts into digestible visual models.


Alex is also a sought-after speaker, and his presentations and masterclasses are well-known for being thought-provoking, enlightening, and engaging. He is ranked no. 4 of the top 50 management thinkers.





Putting Purpose to Work

Unleashing Human Magic

Fireside Chat “Live via Zoom”


During this fireside chat, Hubert Joly will discuss his tenure at Best Buy, where he and his team successfully transformed the company into a highly regarded employer in the country. As a sustainable leader and innovator, Hubert significantly improved customer satisfaction and boosted the company’s stock price by ten times. However, his most notable accomplishment was his decision to step down as CEO in 2019 and as executive chairman in 2020, allowing a new generation of leaders to take charge. Hubert’s main goal in life is to have a positive impact on those around him and utilize his platform to make a difference in the world. He actively supports other leaders in their journey to become the best versions of themselves and encourages them to lead with purpose and compassion. Additionally, Hubert is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion. During the chat, he will share anecdotes and insights from his latest book, The Heart of Business.