Our Faculty

Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.

Bill Fischer

An engineer by training, American by citizenship, New Yorker by birth and attitude, Bill has lived much of his life in Asia and Europe. He co-founded the IMD partnership program on Driving Strategic Innovation, in cooperation with the Sloan School of Management at MIT. In 2011, the UK newspaper The Independent named Bill “one of the most influential business tweeters”; and in 2012, InnovationExcellence.com named him one of its “Top 50 Innovation Tweeters,” while InnovationManagement.com's included him among their 40 top innovation bloggers.

Program Co-Director

Bill Fischer specializes in the art and practice of successful innovation, and the effective expression of talent.

William Fischer

American, Swiss

Emeritus Professor

William Fischer

American, Swiss, Emeritus Professor

Programs: Driving Strategic Innovation, Disruptive Innovation, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topic: Innovation

Program Co-Director, MIT sloan School of Management

Charles Fine specializes in supply chain strategy and value chain roadmapping, with a particular focus on fast-clockspeed manufacturing industries.

Charles Fine


Charles Fine


PhD Stanford University

Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems, Co-Director of International Motor Vehicle Program


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