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Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and the founding chair of ELIAS (Emerging
Leaders for Innovation Across Sectors), an innovation platform that
links twenty leading global institutions across the three sectors of
business, government, and civil society, in order to prototype profound
system innovations for a more sustainable world. He also is a visiting
professor at the Center for Innovation and Knowledge Research, Helsinki
School of Economics, and the founding chair of the Presencing Institute.
Scharmer has consulted with global companies, international
institutions, and cross-sector change initiatives in North America,
Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has co-designed and delivered award-winning
leadership programs for client organizations including DaimlerChrysler,
PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Fujitsu.
He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges that will be published by the End of April through SoL Press (to order the book: www.theoryu.com) and Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations and Society (2005),
co-authored with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers.
More information about Scharmer and his work can be found at:
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