Based in Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Peter Vogel is a serial entrepreneur, trainer, business advisor and speaker. In his work with companies, he focuses on topics such as strategic management, change management, global megatrends and their impact on organizations, growth and internationalization, digital transformation, innovation management, technology commercialization, intrapreneurship, as well as leadership- and talent development.


He serves as Director of Custom Programs and Business Development at the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law of the University of St. Gallen, as Associate Partner at the Cambridge Family Enterprise Group, and as non-executive Chairman of the Board of the HR Matching AG.
He has previously worked as Assistant Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship and Managing Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship of the University of St. Gallen, as well as the Managing Director of the Startup Monitor Foundation.  He is also the founder of a number companies and has worked with a large variety of young ventures navigate their growth stage. He has extensive experience in working with and training / coaching of top level executives from around the world.

  • 2013: PhD Sc EPFL Lausanne in the field of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization
  • 2009: MSc ETH Zurich in the field of Biomedical Engineering
  • 2007: BSc ETH Zurich in the field of Mechanical Engineering (with an extended stay at the Georgia Institute of Technology)
Further Activities

Peter Vogel is a head trainer of the Swiss Innovation promotion agency CTI, a think-tank member at the „World Entrepreneurship Forum“ and the „Futurework Forum“, as well as a member of the „World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community“.

He is an internationally renowned speaker and author of various books (e.g. “Generation Jobless?”), book chapters and academic publications. Some of his speaking engagements include TEDx, HBR webinars, the OECD, the St. Gallen Symposium, the Global Economic Symposium, the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance Summit as well as the G20 Youth Forum. Find out more about Peter Vogel on