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Michael Lissack

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Director, ISCE.edu, author, epi-thinking

Director, ISCE.edu, author, epi-thinking

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10 vouches
I have an idea I'm commited to
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Involved In

Founder

Knowledge Ventures

Positions

Professor of Design and Innovation and Member of the International Advisory Board Tongji University -- College of Design and Innovation October 2015 - present
Executive Director ISCE.edu Affirmative Consent Project/Anti-Bullying Project January 2015 - present
President American Society for Cybernetics December 2014 - present
Visiting Fellow University of Hull, Hull University Business School November 2014 - present
Modes of Explanation Author January 2014 - present
Director ISCE January 1999 - present
Walter J. Hickel Professor Alaska Pacific University April 2013 - December 2014
Visiting Research Professor George Washington University September 2011 - December 2012
Realtor Worldwideworker.com September 2002 - August 2012
CEO Knowledge Ventures January 2000 - August 2009
Candidate Collier County Commission March 2006 - November 2006
Visiting Professor CEU Business School October 2005 - March 2006
Editor Emergence January 1998 - January 2004
Whistleblower -- Qui Tam Relator Qui-Tam Whistleblower March 1995 - October 2000
Managing Director Morgan Stanley September 1981 - March 1995

Education

Henley Business School Complexity and Management 1995 - 2000
Yale Business August 1979 - May 1981
Williams College American Civilization and Political Economy 1976 - 1979

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Higher Education
  • • Youth Leadership

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Real estate • Entrepreneur • Management consulting • Public speaking • Startups

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

10
Vouches Received

17
Vouches Given

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ALICIA JUARRERO
We worked together  •  Visiting Research Professor, University of Miami and Secretary-Treasurer, Friends of Havana's January Complexity Seminars. University of Miami g
Michael understands both the theory and the practice of management --- and the flaws of both. More importantly, he can encapsulate shrewd i ... nsights into the future of business and management in conceptually coherent as well as innovative advice.
Stephen Chow
We worked together  •  Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP and Elected Member, American Law Institute. Princeton grad. Harvard grad.
Michael has shown a unique and valuable combination of conceptual and business intelligence and knowledge, dedication and integrity in his v ... arious enterprises.
Robert Wiesenberg
We worked together  •  Founder and President, Contegra Systems, Inc..
Michael's business intellect, wealth of experience and technical acumen make him a truly uniquely valuable resource for any organization. He ... has an extraordinary vision and the ability to communicate in a clear and personable manner.
Crispin Olson
We worked together  •  Director of Digital Pen Technology, Shareable Ink. Previously Founder, Penterprise Solutions, Inc.
Michael has a long founding history, and a great deal of energy and experience
JC Spender
We worked together  •  Research Professor, Kozminski University and Visiting Professor, University Campus Suffolk.
With persistence and intelligence, what else is needed?
Renn Brown
We worked together  •  Previously Underwriting Strategies Intern, MetLife. Previously Server, The Peculiar Rabbit.
Over-the-top resourcefulness and skill for detail.
Gary Metcalf, Ph.D.
We worked together  •  Graduate Faculty, PhD in Management, Sullivan University and President, International Federation for Systems Research.
Like many people, Michael has good ideas. Unlike most, Michael takes the initiative to make them happen, whether solo or in conjunction wit ... h partners and/or technical experts.
Dave Snowden
We worked together  •  Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge. Previously Director, Cynefin Centre IBM.
Well he already has been, but in general he has both conceptual ability and practical insight and understanding to make novel things happen
Chris Mohr
Member, Meyer, Klipper & Mohr, PLLC.
he listens with thoughtfulness, and executes without fear.
Angela Cleveland
Co Founder, ReigningIt. University of Pennsylvania grad.

Ray Beckerman
Member, Entertainment Law Committee of Association of the Bar of the City of New York and Author of Blog "Ray's 2.0", Ray's 2.0.
He thinks things through.

ALICIA JUARRERO
Visiting Research Professor, University of Miami and Secretary-Treasurer, Friends of Havana's January Complexity Seminars. University of Miami g
She is brilliant.

Ron Schultz
Producer/co-host Creating Good Work, Live, Founder, Entrepreneurs4Change and Founder, Emergent Communications/Learning Arts Publications.
Mindfulness

Stephen Chow
Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP and Elected Member, American Law Institute. Princeton grad. Harvard grad.
Thoroughness

Barney Pell
Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.
Intelligence

Crispin Olson
Director of Digital Pen Technology, Shareable Ink. Previously Founder, Penterprise Solutions, Inc.
Persistence

John T. Maloney
Executive Researcher, Advanced Practices Council - Society for Information Management and Founder, Managing Director, Colabria.
Intelligence

Kevin Custer
Member, National Board of Directors, Autism Society of America and Past-Board Chair as of Jan 2015, Autism Society of Colorado.
Being an amazing person.

John Henry Clippinger
CEO-Co-Founder, Institute for Data Driven Design - idcubed.org and Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Native curiosity.

Sherry Turkle
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Harvard grad.
Brilliance

Renn Brown
Previously Underwriting Strategies Intern, MetLife. Previously Server, The Peculiar Rabbit.
Persistence and intelligence

Liviu Nedelescu
Adjunct Faculty - Executive Education, Business School, George Mason University.
he is attentive and thinks things through

Chris Mohr
Member, Meyer, Klipper & Mohr, PLLC.
he thinks things through and is passionate when appropriate and rational always

Dave Snowden
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge. Previously Director, Cynefin Centre IBM.
great minds are the foundation for great entrepreneurs

Aaron Farmer
Principal, Farmer & Associates, PLLC. Previously Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC | Fowler White Boggs.
thoroughness is his by word and careful thought his guiding principle

Heather Front
Office Manager/Paralegal, Farmer & Associates, PLLC. Previously Legal Secretary, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.
dedicated thorough caring hard working

Noah Convicer
Tutor, America Reads and Team Member, Becky's Gourmet.
he cares, he is thorough, he works hard, and he thinks things through