Bill Fischer has been hunting for ideas for a long time, in a variety of places.
Bill has tried to put himself into places and positions where there is a higher probability of interesting things happening.
He is presently is a Professor at IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland, where among other interests he specializes in the art and practice of successful innovation, and the effective expression of talent.
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 was on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for twenty years, moved to China in 1980, and was the President and Dean of the China Europe International Business School [CEIBS] in Shanghai in 1998-1999.
Bill lives in Lausanne with his wife Marie, Their family includes three children and four grandchildren.
Bill’s latest book is titled The Idea Hunter, which he co-authored with Andy Boynton.