Andreas Widmer

Andreas Widmer is a Swiss business executive based in the United States. Widmer is the cofounder and director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Catholic University of America, where he teaches business, and is a contributor to various media outlets on matters of faith and business. He served as CEO of the business strategy firm OTF Group (formerly part of the Monitor Group) and helped lead web content management pioneer [ Eprise Corporation], speech recognition pioneer Dragon Systems, and internet pioneer FTP Software. He has worked extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, has brought more than 100 leading-edge technology products to market, and was an executive in residence at [ Highland Capital Partners].

Widmer is an advisor to the [ Zermatt Summit], an annual business leadership event that strives to humanize globalization. He also serves as an advisor to Transforming Business, a research and development project at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is on the board of directors at the [ New Paradigm Research Fund], and Virtual Research Associates. A former member of the Swiss Guard serving under Pope John Paul II, he is the author of the book ''The Pope and The CEO''.

He holds two business degrees from Switzerland, plus a B.S. in International Business from Merrimack College and an M.A. in Ministry from St. John’s Seminary in Boston. Widmer speaks English, German, Italian and French. Provided by Wikipedia