Category: Rethinking Complexity

Gary Metcalf

An international consultant and speaker, Gary Metcalf’s practice ranges from learning to leadership. He is also a part-time faculty member in schools of business in the US and in India. He received his PhD from Saybrook in Human Science and has remained active in systems organizations, presenting and publishing internationally. He currently serves as President… Read more »

Bernice Moore-Valdez, PhD

Dr. Bernice Moore-Valdez is President of ICO Consulting, a company that focuses on effective collaborative engagement and leadership. ICO turns distances and differences into strengths. Dr. Moore-Valdez has worked for and provided consulting services for Fortune 100 companies — leading large international and virtual teams to attain high customer and employee satisfaction with outcomes of… Read more »

Chuck Piazza, PhD

Chuck Piazza, PhD is a social philosopher, educator-mentor, and ethicist who critically examines the behavior of contemporary sociotechnical organizational systems, and the human dynamics  and networking processes (particularly leadership, workforce relationships, societal impact) related to them. With an interdisciplinary approach to social informatics as a background, he explores organizational communication and social networking in the… Read more »

Dennis Rebelo, MSLBE

Dennis Rebelo is president of University Business Consultants LLC (, a New England based business development consultancy firm with reach from San Francisco to Austin and Boston.  Dennis’ works mostly delivering the communication system he authored entitled “AS3™ “ or Approach Sensitive Systematic Selling (for presenters) and storying (for leaders).  The system’s underpinnings rest firmly… Read more »

Nancy Southern, EdD

Dr. Southern has served as a consultant to numerous public, corporate and non-profit organizations and executive teams since 1989. Her research focuses on how cultural beliefs and assumptions affect an organization’s ability to achieve desired change. Her doctoral work at the University of San Francisco was a cross-cultural examination of U.S. and Chinese leadership and… Read more »

Jorge Taborga, MS

Jorge is the Vice President of Manufacturing, Quality and IT at Omnicell, Inc. He has an extensive background in change leadership, product development, management consulting, process reengineering and information technology. His 29 year work experience includes companies like ROLM Systems, IBM, Quantum, Bay Networks, 3Com, and UTStarcom. Jorge also delivered organizational development and management consulting… Read more »

Benjamin Wachs, MA

Benjamin is the founding editor of Rethinking Complexity. He received his MA in linguistics from Purdue, and has received numerous awards for journalism. He has written for Gannett, Village Voice Media, NPR, and GateHouse media, among other venues. He is also the publisher of