Diana Levinton - Academic Director (see cv)
Susana Siebenrock - Operations director (see cv)
Tojo Thatchenkery, Ph.D. (see cv)
Dora Fried, Ph.D (see cv)
Carmen Pires Migueles, Ph.D. (see cv)
Prof. César Grinstein (see cv)
Diana Levinton - Academic Director
Sociologist graduated at the University of Buenos Aires. Doctoral Studies at UB. Belongs to the first promotion of international coaches certified in 1992 by The Newfield Group, under the direction of Drs. Rafael Echeverría and Julio Olalla.
Has taught at the University of Buenos Aires, UCES, Bar-Ilán University and has been invited as guest lecturer at ESEADE, EADE, UCEMA, UNNE and UTN. Directed the postgraduate course in Transformational Leadership at the UTN (National Technological University) Chaco.
Founding Member of the Argentine Association of Professional Coaches and Member of the Board until her resignation in 2006.
Dean of Studies and Director of the R&D Department at the ICP (Instituto de Capacitación Profesional), an institution which offered a two years coaching training course, where she was also a professor, from 1998 until she resigned in 2008.
Has worked with a wide range of clients both in the public and private sector, having designed and led coaching, leadership, emotional management, innovation and creativity, workshops and seminars, in different countries and cultures.
She is one of two Argentinians who participated in the GCC (Global Coaching Convention), which produced the Dublin Declaration in 2008. Full member of the WABC (Worldwide Association of Business Coaches).
Susana Siebenrock - Directora Operativa
B.Sc. in Chemistry from the Instituto Politécnico Superior de Rosario. M.Sc. in Chemistry by the Facultad Católica de Química de Rosario.
Certified Coach ICP (Instituto de Capacitación Profesional)
Brings ample experience in design and development of new processes and products, having worked for BASF for over 20 years.
She has participated in seminars and workshops aimed at developing skills related to leadership, creativity, conflict resolution and creative negotiation.
Over the years, her work has taken her to different countries, an experience that enables her to see “the big picture” in a global world. Her abilities as executive coach rest on a solid theoretical foundation and hands-on experience in the corporate world.
Tojo Thatchenkery, Ph.D.
Dr. Tojo Thatchenkery is Professor of Organization Development and Knowledge Management at the George Mason School of Public Policy. He is also a member of the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science and the Taos Institute. Dr. Thatchenkery has over twenty years of experience in teaching at various Public Policy, MBA, Organization Development, and executive programs in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Dr. Thatchenkery founded the Masters in New Professional Studies program at George Mason University (with Professor Hugh Sockett) and served as its director since its inception in 1995 until 2001. He also founded the Organizational Learning Laboratory at the George W. Johnson Learning Center and served as its director from 1995 to 2000. During this time the facility was featured as one of the leading laboratories for organizational learning and knowledge management by the Academy of Management and the Project Management Journal and served clients such as Fannie Mae.
Dr. Thatchenkery’s research has been funded by agencies such as the United States National Science Foundation and the U.S. National Security Agency. One of his recent
books Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn was chosen by the Harvard Business Review as one of its recommended books for 2006. Appreciative Inquiry and Knowledge Management: A Social Constructionist Perspective, released in April 2007 and Appreciative Sharing of Knowledge: Leveraging Knowledge Management for Strategic Change (2005) both describe a new methodology developed by Dr. Thatchenkery that uses affirmative processes to unlock the power of knowledge management for organizational transformation.
Dora Fried, Ph.D.
Dr. Dora Fried has been the director of the Post-graduate Ongoing Education Program in Systemic Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) since 1994. She is a post-graduate professor at the School of Economics (UBA), and at the Master’s Program in Psychology of Organizations of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile and at the Latin American, European Masters in Mediation, Institut Universitaire Kurt Bosch. She was a member of the doctoral committee, School of Psychology, UBA (1994-1999); a post-graduate level professor at the Law School of the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1996), at the MBA program of the Universidad Nacional de Rosario (2003), at the School of Economics at the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (Resistencia, Chaco province) (1999). She taught at the Family Medicine Division of theMedical School at the University of California at San Francisco (1973-1983) and at the Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto (1977-1982). She is an associate member of the Taos Institute, USA. She has been a visiting and guest professor at: Universidad Luterana de Brasil, Pontificia Universidad Católica de San Pablo (Brazil); Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Universidad Diego Portales (Chile); Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Colombia); Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora,(Mexico); Universidad de Bergamo (Italy) and others.
Her work is geared towards new paradigms, including innovative practices in psychotherapy, education, conflict management, organizational and corporate development, the psychology of innovation, interpersonal relationships, contemporary culture and epistemology. She is a professor on the post-graduate level, apsychotherapist, and an international educator and consultant. She has developed a generative model geared towards improving the quality of the resources available to persons, organizations and communities.
Carmen Pires Migueles, Ph.D.
A History graduate from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do rio Grande do Sul, Dr. Carmen Pires Migueles has a Masters Degree in Anthropology from the Sophia University (Tokio) and a Ph.D. in Sociology of Organizations by the same University. She has taught at different universities both in Europe and Brasil.
As a consultant in Organizational Culture and Strategic Management she has trained executives and managers in companies such as Anglo Gold, Petrobras, BASF, NECdo Brasil, Natura, SESC, Itau, Visanet , Astra Zeneca, Infoglobo amongst others.
Dr.Migueles is the author of articles on management and professor at the Fundacao Dom Cabral, chosen by the London Financial Times as one of the 16 best Business Schools in the world. She is a founder of the Instituto Molinos de Responsabilidad Cultural and member of the Council of the Instituto de Governanca Social do Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais.
Prof. César Grinstein
Prof. Grinstein graduated as an Economist at the University of Buenos Aires. Has been academic guest at the Executive Education Program at the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T., where he specialized in Management of Change in Complex Organizations. He was certified as Ontological Coach by The Newfield Group, under the direction of Drs. Rafael Echeverría and Julio Olalla.
He became professor at the University of Buenos Aires in 1985, thus starting a career in the academic arena that complemented his work as consultant.
Prof. Grinstein has been Director of the Academic-Organizational Program in Learning Organizations at ESEADE, where he was also professor.
He has worked as consultant for the Board and Managers in companies such as IBM, Marsh & Mc Lennan, Roche, Bayer, Pepsi, Telefonica, Monsanto, etc.
His book ConVersar introduces and explains the disciplines that constitute the Management technology of which he is the author.