Helping organizations navigate uncertainty, shape strategy, and execute more effectively in complex and rapidly changing environments. [Strategic Foresight | Sensemaking | Antifragility]
I am most energized by exploring and implementing solutions to our most pressing challenges.
High visibility roles within global enterprises and leadership positions in multiple startups over 20+ years. Previous Companies: Sun Microsystems (Oracle), Deloitte Consulting, Intuit, SendGrid (Twilio). Core experience in product management, market intelligence, strategic foresight (wrangling uncertainty and complexity, exploring drivers of change, non-probabilistic scenarios), and innovation management.
Advisor to several non-profits and startups including:
Accelerating Studies Foundation: an educational nonprofit engaged in outreach, education, research, and selective advocacy with respect to issues of accelerating change. http://www.accelerating.org
Foresight Education Research Network: a global community of foresight students, alumni, faculty, employers, and advocates of graduate foresight education, employment, and research. http://www.fernweb.org.
The Lifeboat Foundation: a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks. http://lifeboat.com.
Boulder Emergency Squad: a volunteer technical search and rescue team serving the people of Boulder County. BES is dedicated to the preservation of life and property. BES is the primary dive rescue agency for Boulder County and works closely with the Sheriff's department, EMS, and fire-rescue agencies providing mutual-aid support for a variety of technical rescue incidents and emergency situations.
B.S. in Management from Boston College (concentrations in Information Systems and Computer Science), and a M.S. in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston.