Change Management 2015 was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who attended, adding to the advancement of the profession...        Recorded presentation links will be available soon...   The conference App will remain open for the year with updates as well, continue the conversations and connections!...     Change Management 2015 was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who attended, adding to the advancement of the profession...       Recorded presentation links will be available soon...  The conference App will remain open for the year with updates as well, continue the conversations and connections!...

Scott McAllister is a results-driven leader who partners with clients to architect outcome-oriented solutions. Scott has delivered services for more than 80 clients in 28 countries.

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Tim Creasey is a dynamic presenter, researcher and thought-leader on change management. His work forms the foundation of the largest body of knowledge on managing the people side of change, and he has advanced the discipline by moving it out of the “soft and fuzzy” realm toward a structured, rigorous approach.

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Jean Nitchals is an architect for creative change. She is known to ask the tough questions identifying the right opportunity for her clients to focus on solving.
As a successful entrepreneur and certified innovator. She partners with leaders delivering increased strategic business performance with her clients by focusing teams and individuals using innovative strengths-based approach. Her background in finance, statistics and technology enables her to understand business needs and strategies, driving change from within based utilizing strengths, creative problem solving and change leadership philosophies. Jean’s experiences extend into a variety business sectors leading them through innovative change.

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GISELA WENDLING, Ph.D. is Director of Global Learning at The Grove Consultants International. She provides organization development, leadership coaching and program design services to business, non-profit organizations and communities. Her change expertise is based in twenty years of consulting and working within a wide range of organizations in the private and public sectors. Gisela has held leadership positions in the high-tech industry and education. She holds a doctorate in human and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University. She is former Director of the Masters Program in Organization Development at Sonoma State University, CA. Before The Grove she worked for Ag Innovations Network facilitating the California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply, a statewide, multi-year, multi-sector stakeholder initiative focused on applying whole systems approaches to developing sustainable water management solutions. At The Grove she leads its new Global Learning and Exchange Network (GLEN) as well as its Designing and Leading Change workshop. Gisela brings a multi-­‐cultural perspective (on change) to her work that includes research in South America, Africa and Australia, as well as herself being German-­‐born and raised. Translating these deeply relevant perspectives into innovative approaches to organization and leadership development continues to inspire her and make her work with her clients more insightful, culturally and globally sensitive and ultimately more transformative.

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DAVID SIBBET is President and founder of The Grove Consultants International. He is a master facilitator and considered a leader in the booming field of visual facilitation. The Grove is based in San Francisco and is hub to a global network of associates, partners, and other visual practitioners. David is author of the bestselling Visual Leadership Series from Wiley & Sons, including Visual Meetings, Visual Teams, and Visual Leaders. He leads change projects for corporations, government, non-profits, schools and professional associations throughout the world. David is also designer of the Grove’s Sustainable Organizations Model, the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance System, the Grove’s Visual Planning Systems, and author of The Grove’s Facilitation Series. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, a BA in English from Occidental College, and a Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs. In 2013 he was awarded the Organizational Development Network’s lifetime achievement award for creative contribution to the field of OD. He lives in San Francisco.

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Dean Anderson is the CEO of Being First, Inc., a highly specialized change leadership development and transformational change consulting firm. 33 years experience; hundreds of change projects. Co-author of two cutting edge books, Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership, and The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation. Written over 50 articles on human performance and organizational change. Co-developer of the landmark Change Leader’s Roadmap Methodology and ToolKit. M.A. Communications, Stanford. Close