Who we are

The firm

Diderich Consulting is a boutique innovation and strategy consulting firm founded in 2011. We believe in success through business model innovation. We are helping our clients in optimizing their value generating capabilities, focusing on revenues, costs, quality, and uncertainty management. We apply design thinking to problem solving. We focus on reducing the complexity early on by iteratively observing, learning, designing, and validating. We prototype ideas, using intuition, and follow an inductive approach that leads quickly to implementable results.

The founder

Portrait - Claude DiderichDr. Claude Diderich is the founder and managing director of Diderich Consulting in Richterswil, Switzerland. He has more than 18 years of experience in strategy development, business model innovation, product development, investment process design, business process optimization and technology.

Claude Diderich holds a doctor ès sciences and a masters in computer science engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, a certificate of advanced studies in strategy from the University of St. Gallen, and a specialization certificate in Design Thinking and Innovation from the Darden Business School, University of Virginia. He is a certified EFFAS Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager (CEFA), FRM certified, a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP), and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a certified facilitator in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method. He is a member of the Strategic Management Society and a member of the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Models.