Otto Scharmer is a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, cofounder of the Presencing Institute and the Global Wellbeing and Gross National Happiness Lab, chair of the MIT IDEAS program, and a vice chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership. He is the author of Theory U and a coauthor of Presence.
Katrin Kaufer is research director at the Presencing Institute and research fellow with the MIT CoLab. She has consulted with a variety of organizations, including the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme. Her current research focuses on banking and economic transformation.