November 06, 2020

Last month, Professor Andreas Widmer spoke at the LBS-CKRLE conference in Nigeria. His talk was entitled "Principled Entrepreneurship and the Essential Role of Reward in Business." Ekene Okafor, an undergraduate at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos and volunteer at Christopher Kolade Centre for Research in Leadership and Ethics, Lago Business School, wrote a piece on the talk. 

Read the full article: "Principled Entrepreneurship and the Essential Role of Reward in Business."

andreas1.jpgAndreas Widmer is Director of the Arthur & Carlyse Ciocca Center for the Principled Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor of Practice. Previously he co-founded The SEVEN Fund, a philanthropic organization promoting enterprise solutions to poverty. Widmer is a seasoned business executive with experience in high-tech, international business strategy, consulting and economic development. 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. Andreas is the author of The Pope & The CEO: Pope Saint John Paul II’s Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard, a book exploring leadership lessons that Widmer learned serving as a Swiss Guard protecting Pope John Paul II and refined during his career as a successful business executive. Widmer served as a Pontifical Swiss Guard from 1986-1988, protecting Pope John Paul II.