Jeff Schwaber

Biography

Jeff Schwaber has been bringing outside ideas into surprised organizations since he moved to Portland in 2003. He was involved in a project by Freegeek to bring open source to nonprofits, and has been continuing that work since, often trying to sneak consensus, listening, and good facilitation in at the same time. He lives in Portland with housemates, a dog, two cats, and about a zillion fermenting bacteria.

Proposals for this user

* Managing the Passionate

How consensus and consent, coops and sociocracies, user groups and open source development, come to bear on the mismatch between autocracy and open source.
Culture 2009-04-11 00:48:55 +0000
Martin Chase, Jeff Schwaber

* Trusting Our Leaders

We will explore how to evaluate the validity of experts' statements and introduce some tools to avoid mistaken beliefs based on innate human biases.
Business 2009-04-11 01:04:45 +0000
Martin Chase, Jeff Schwaber