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Dr. Thomas W. Stephens
Dr. Thomas W. Stephens has over thirty-five years of international experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to forming Prescient360, he was Senior Advisor to the TCC Group of New York and Vice President of Citizens International of Washington, D.C. Tom has undertaken numerous consulting assignments in the areas of international economic and environmental policy, strategic planning, project design and management, corporate social responsibility, and business development.
From 1989 to 1997 Dr. Stephens was an economist at the World Bank where he had a range of responsibilities involving World Bank country portfolio investments and management. He conducted over 30 World Bank missions as mission leader/team member negotiating with governments on policy reform, as well as design and supervision of investment projects (Africa, Asia, Latin America, former Soviet Union). Prior to the World Bank, Tom worked for the International Fund for Agricultural Development in Rome, Italy, and the U.S. Presidential Commission on World Hunger.
During his career, Tom has worked in over 40 low- and middle-income countries and throughout Europe and North America.
Dr. Stephens has a B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University, an M.P.A. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International Studies/University of Geneva (Switzerland). He is fluent in French and Spanish, speaks conversational Italian and has working knowledge of Portuguese.
Dr. J. Flynn Bucy
Dr. Bucy is an accomplished senior consultant in the areas of personal and organizational change, global sustainable development, and futures studies. Dr. Bucy has a unique combination of academic, business and non-profit experience to integrate research and practice in pragmatic capacity development programs for individuals, teams and organizations.
Most recently, he has been consulting and coaching with mid-sized companies to grow revenue and scale teams in partnership with People Stretch Solutions. He also teaches a course at George Mason University called “Personal and Organizational Strategies for Wellbeing in Turbulent Times.”
His background includes staff consultant with Andersen Consulting and V.P. of Sales for the Government Systems Group of EDS. Major past clients include: Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, and World Vision International as well as numerous NGOs and development agencies.
Dr. Bucy earned his Ph.D. from George Washington University in Strategic Planning, Organizational Behavior and Development; as well as an M.B.A. in International Business from Baylor University. He has taught Entrepreneurship at several major universities and has worked with numerous small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as with large organizations.
Dr. Art Murray
For over thirty years, Dr. Art Murray has helped organizations around the world transform themselves into knowledge enterprises. A knowledge engineer by training, he has the unique ability to capture and grow deeply embedded personal and institutional knowledge. He has advised government leaders in ministries of defense, law enforcement, higher education, public health, and whole-of-government in making the transition to a knowledge-based economy. He is also technical director on several projects to design and develop knowledge discovery and sharing platforms for integrative medicine, mathematics education, and human-based data science. His decades-long research in human deep learning has been published in the book: Deep Learning Manual: the knowledge explorer's guide to self-discovery in education, work, and life (2016).
As the first Fellow at the International Institute for Knowledge and Innovation, he is Director of the Enterprise of the Future program and author of the book: Building the Enterprise of the Future, Co-creating and deliverig extraordinary value in an eight-billion-mind world (2018). He writes the widely-read column “The Future of the Future” which appears in KMWorld Magazine (http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Column/The-Future-of-the-Future/).
He holds a B.S.E.E. from Lehigh University, and the M.E.A. and D.Sc. degrees from The George Washington University.
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