Otto Scharmer

Otto Scharmer

Senior Lecturer MIT/Boston, author Theory U, Presence, Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System

Otto is a senior lecturer at MIT, Boston, a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and co-founder of the Presencing Institute.  A global action researcher,, Otto works with leaders in government, global companies, and NGOs to achieve profound innovation across sectors and cultures.  He chairs the MIT IDEAS program for cross-sector leadership capacity building in China and Indonesia.

In collaboration with his colleagues, he introduced the concept of “presencing” - learning from the emerging future - in his bestselling books Theory U and Presence (the latter co-authored with P. Senge, J JAworski, and BS Flowers).  His book Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-Sstem to Eco-System Economies (Co-authored with K. Kaufer) applies the concept of mindfulness to the transformation of capitalism.

In 2015 he co-founded the MITx u.lab, a massive open online course (MOOC) that uses a blended o2o (online-to-office) learning platform to enable transformational leadership learning for tens of thousands of participants in hundreds of countries.

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