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.

Your Program Director, Peter Vogel

Peter Vogel is Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship and holder of the Debiopharm Chair for Family Philanthropy at IMD Business School in Lausanne. He is also the Director of IMD Global Family Business Center.

In his research, teaching and advisory work, Peter works with family- & non-family enterprises globally on organizational regeneration through intrapreneurship, talent development & succession, strategy, governance, change management, and investment opportunities. He has extensive experience in working with owners of large family-controlled enterprises as well as non-family leaders in family businesses.

Peter has published in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, has written a number of books and book chapters as well as scientific and practitioner-oriented reports. His work is frequently referenced by leading newspapers and other media outlets, such as Harvard Business Review, CNN, Huffington Post, Forbes, Financial Times, Techcrunch, amongst others. He is a regular conference speaker, including TEDxLausanne, the Global Economic Symposium, the Family Matters Forum, the Family Business Network Global Summit, the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit, the St. Gallen Symposium, among others.

Program Director

Peter Vogel

American, Austrian

Professor

Peter Vogel

American, Austrian, Professor

Programs: Leading the Family Business, Lean Intrapreneurship, Leading the Family Office, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Governance, Innovation

Faculty members

Didier Cossin

Swiss, French

Professor

Didier Cossin

Swiss, French, Professor

Programs: High Performance Boards, Strategic Finance, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Finance, Governance

Jennifer Jordan

American

Professor

Jennifer Jordan

American, Professor

Programs: Leading in the Digital Age, Leadership Essentials, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Ethics, Interpersonal Leadership, Self-Leadership