Mitch Saunders

is a pioneer in the areas of innovation, leadership and collective wisdom.  He helps leaders and companies reinvent themselves and the ways they create value. Earlier in his career, Mitch led research and taught at the Center for Organizational Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has catalyzed breakthroughs for companies of all sizes, from start ups to Fortune 100. He has also served as architect for huge projects such as conversion of a military base into a public university and creation of a new form of conflict prevention in the Middle East.

Elizabeth Doty

is an organizational consultant and author of The Compromise Trap: How to Thrive at Work Without Selling Your Soul. Berrett-Koehler, 2009. Elizabeth brings a background in organizational learning, systems thinking, change, conflict, and collaboration, as well as hands-on experience in process improvement and operations management. Elizabeth has worked with Intuit, Archstone-Smith, Hewlett Packard and many more. She is a steward of the Bay Area Society for Organizational Learning. Elizabeth received her MBA from Harvard.

Craig Fleck

is the co-creator of the “Change Acceptance Process” (SM), which has been globally deployed by Sun and 3M. He specializes in leadership, change, and coaching. With over two decades of experience, Craig developed global-change processes for Sun, 3M and other major clients. Craig created his unique program for high-potential leaders during his eleven-year-long engagement with GE Capital.


David Nagler

has extensive skills in helping to build companies large and small, honed through his leadership responsibilities at public and private companies, and as a management consultant and coach in organizations from early start-up, through seed funding and into market entry. David headed global human resources at Genentech, Inc. At ARYx Therapeutics, as a member of the executive management committee, David was accountable for keeping the public company operational – human resources, project team leadership, legal affairs, corporate compliance, corporate communications, investor relations, information technology, and facilities. In his consulting work, David advises companies on such matters as improving board/management relations, efficient workforce planning and expansion, effectiveness of senior management leadership, fundraising and strategic planning. Earlier in David’s career, he served as a contract lobbyist, representing a variety of statewide organizations, multinational corporations, professional societies, and individuals.

Patrick Hehir

is a master architect of efficient business systems. He works tirelessly at making complex issues simple as he realizes how difficult that is, but how critically important it is for executives and their teams. Most recently, he served as SVP of Management Systems & Chief Learning Officer at Flextronics International where he led global transformation of the company's core business processes. As a result, revenues grew organically from $14B to $ 23B in 1.5 years.