Languages: English, Mandarin Locations: Montreal, Canada and Taiwan
Ian is a consultant and trainer in systems thinking and systems mapping. He is an associate at Omplexity, a systems change consultancy founded by Dr. Joe Hsueh from MIT. Ian has worked with Dr. Hsueh on systems mapping projects including the US K-12 Education Reform Strategy, North-American Cancer-Free Economy Collaborative Network, the OSA Golfito Rainforest Ecosystems in Costa Rica, Sustainable Energy and Poverty Alleviation Strategy for a social enterprise in Taiwan, and the Moldova National Development Strategy for the UNDP, among others.
Ian also teaches systems thinking, system archetypes, and system dynamics simulation games, and has a passion in developing people’s capacity to think systemically and act collaboratively for creating positive impact in the world. While looking for tools to teach systems thinking to students at the National Taiwan University Global MBA, Ian learned about En-ROADS, embracing it as a tool that can explain the behavior of a complex system in a fun, interactive, and social experience.