About the Author
Prof Don Beck PhD is a teacher, geopolitical advisor and theorist behind Spiral Dynamics (SD), his values-based model for charting the evolution and emergence of human nature. He's worked alongside such global leaders as Nelson Mandela, Tony Blair, and Bill Clinton, and is the author of The Rhetoric of Conflict and Compromise.
Teddy Hebo Larsen is a partner at Re5, a privately-owned MedTech development company innovating the treatment of refractory depression. He has more than twenty-five years of experience at leading organizations such as Eli Lilly and Lundbeck. Teddy has extensive experience with the practical application of Spiral Dynamics in large organizations.
Sergey A. Solonin is founder of CJSC QIWI Bank and CEO of Qiwi-Service JSC. An entrepreneur in the payment services and banking industries, he serves as an executive of ITbillion and a director of iTech Advisors Ltd. and OJSC United Art Tickets.
Dr. Rica Viljoen is adjunct faculty to Reading University's Henley Business School, South Africa, and a senior research fellow at the University of Johannesburg. She is also the managing director of Mandala Consulting, an organizational development company that specializes in large-scale transformational practices and Spiral Dynamics.
Thomas Q. Johns is an electrical engineer and geopolitical consultant who specializes in developing innovative strategies and technology to increase the efficiency of production. He specializes in AI and Big Data.