As a facilitator, coach, consultant and adviser, Todd helps organizations understand how to build awareness, create convergence, and take quick action in complex environments. Combining his graduate work in psychology, interest in network science and ecology, and experience in assisting small and large organizations through major transformations, Todd thrives in bridging disciplines and dimensions.
Todd launched Canopy Gap in 2009, inspired by his passion for teams, networks, and living systems. As a member of Content Evolution, Todd is part of the founding team for SenseMapping, helping make the workplace more fully human. With wisdom guide Marti Spiegelman, he co-hosts the podcast and leadership program Leading from Being.
Since 2006, Todd has helped launch over a dozen companies, two of which have been acquired for a sum greater than $400M. He has worked with many leading organizations, including Microsoft, Booz Allen Hamilton, Northwestern University, NASA, Kaiser Permanente, and Lenovo. Todd is also a certified trainer in Respectful Confrontation,
He is an advisor to Free Radicals, Awakening Value, RainWorks, and REX – the Relationship Economy eXpedition. In 2014, he was named one of the top influencers in the Network Economy by SAP. In addition, Todd serves on the boards of Wisdom Projects and the Fierce Civility Project.
A writing and communications veteran, Pia’s focus is on clarifying and sharing the story — from the heart of the matter, in the myriad of ways and places to tell it. What are you doing, why, how and for whom? The essence. The details. The people. The purpose. The value. How it gets told varies whether for web content or a 140-character post, for a white paper audience or for publication. Her most sought-after skill is creating specialized and technical proposals of work—a story of understanding client needs and presenting the satisfying ways these can be met.