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Industry Knowledge compression
Founded 1999
Founder Thomas Bergen, Patrick Brigger, Rolf Dobelli
Headquarters Lucerne, Switzerland
Key people
Thomas Bergen, CEO
Patrick Brigger, Chairman
Products Business book summaries

getAbstract, founded in 1999, is a Swiss- and US-based corporation that creates abstracts of business books.[1] This knowledge is delivered in summaries of the most relevant books. The summaries are available in English, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French and Portuguese.

getAbstract was co-founded in 1999 by Thomas Bergen, Patrick Brigger, PhD, and Rolf Dobelli, PhD, getAbstract employs business journalists to create its content.

Many of the world’s largest companies offer their employees access to the getAbstract Library. The customer base spans the globe and includes names as Audi, Burberry, Chick-fil-A, General Motors, KPMG, MillerCoors, Merck, Deutsche Post, UBS and Credit Suisse.

getAbstract is not affiliated with any publishing house.


  1. ^ getAbstract website

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