is professor of business ethics at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales at the University of Lausanne. He studied business administration and philosophy and has worked as a management consultant with a special focus on strategic management, organizational development, and business ethics for several years. His scientific research focuses on corporate social responsibility, leadership, corporate branding, and the theory of democracy. Guido Palazzo is a frequent key-note speaker in Switzerland, Germany and Austria, e.g. at the Crans Montana Forum, Gottfried Duttweiler Institute, Siemens Forum, Swiss IT Leadership Forum.