World Café Community Foundation Board
Eduardo is Partner Director of Wisnet Consulting, a unique company that integrates focus on leadership and management skills as well as human development. He has extensive experience on designing and facilitating large interventions, group and individual coaching for TOP 500 companies and executives in Brazil, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa.
Paul is CEO for ASQ, the largest and most respected organization of its kind. After 24 years of promoting the importance and value of quality, he was named "one of the most influential people in the field of quality" by Quality Digest magazine in 2005. A speaker and author, Paul helps leaders to understand a modern context for quality and the identification of those important next steps.
Mary is a creative conspirator on a mission to unleash the creativity in us all. She is a thinking partner, designer, and facilitator of inclusive conversations with a graphic facilitation career covering a broad spectrum of organizational change work. Currently teaching Creativity In Business workshops for entrepreneurs, Mary blogs at www.creativity4us.com.
Anne W Dosher, Ph.D.
Anne has served as guide, mentor, board member and Elder with the World Cafe since its discovery. A social practitioner and academic, she served as one of the founders of the National Network of Youth Services, received leadership awards with the California School of Professional Psychology, and the California Woman in Government Award for her public service.
Bo Gyllenpalm is CEO of Swedish development and consulting company Sitserv. A faculty member at Fielding Graduate University, Bo also serves on their Board of Trustees and was part of Juanita Brown's Ph.D. dissertation committee. He is a member of the IFF and a former CEO of Philips and Siemens subsidiaries.
Jake is Co-founder & Principal of Community Earth, a consulting firm specializing in using living systems thinking to create strategies that heal the relationship between people, communities, business, and the earth. At the Archibald Bush Foundation Jake led the InCommons initiative, and before that served as Sustainability Manager for Cagwin & Dorward.
Board EmeritusJuanita Brown, Ph.D.
Co-founder of the World Café & co-author of the award-winning World Café book, Juanita is a thinking partner for senior leaders across sectors in creating innovative forums for strategic dialogue on critical business and societal issues. She was also a senior affiliate with the MIT Center for Organizational Learning.
Co-founder of the World Café, David works with clients and colleagues in consciously designing, convening, & hosting powerful conversations around their most important questions. He has been a collaborator and coach with innovative learning programs in the University of Texas Business School Executive MBA program, CIIS, and KaosPilots University.
David and Juanita are currently collaborating in stewarding a living place of meeting & learning in the mountains of Western North Carolina.