EXPERTISE

HOW I MAKE A DIFFERENCE

INNOVATION

Working with leaders to cultivate design and innovation capabilities within their organizations and communities. Establishing innovation labs, deploying innovation processes and conducting innovation projects to create novel new products, services and systems. 

LEADERSHIP

Working with leaders and their teams to foster cultures to support innovation.  Using Design Thinking to accelerate change within organizations and communities.

LEARNING

Designing and delivering learning experiences that are highly experiential, in context and based in the real challenges leaders face. Helping leaders learn new mindsets and approaches that result in innovative solutions.

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SPEAKING

Saying what needs to be said, shifting thinking and inspiring action. My passion is using human-centered innovation to address our world's wicked problems. 

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I'M

DaN Buchner

WORKING AT THE INTERSECTION OF INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING  HELPING LEADERS AND TEAMS INNOVATE TO ADVANCE  

THEIR ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITIES.  

"Dan is an exceptional thinker, a creative soul, a luminary in bold and subtle ways, and key creator of our future."
COO, global consulting firm

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CONTACT

Victoria BC Canada

Chicago IL USA

I welcome the opportunity to start a conversation with you. 

Onward!

Dan

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 Experience

2016 - present
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Founder and Principal

Working at the intersection of innovation, leadership and learning helping leaders and teams innovate to advance their organization and communities. 

2011 - 2014

Director of Innovation
Led the effort to innovate the delivery of CCL’s world renowned leadership development programs. I co-founded the iLab to experiment with the innovative application of technology to accelerate learning and reduce the cost of providing transformative leadership experiences. I co-developed and delivered CCL’s Innovation Leadership Workshop

Winner of 11 design awards
Innovator of the Year
Inventor on 25 patents
Over 200 keynote presentations and workshops
Co-led a firm that received
The Most Freedom Centered Workplace Award
for 3 consecutive years
Worked in 35 countries
 
 
 
 
 
 

© Dan Buchner 2020

Engaging Leadership

ENGAGE/Programs for leaders to increase engagement within the organizations.

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