Tomorrow’s innovators are a new generation of big picture thinkers. We need creative Choreographers that work across big challenges, reaching deep into the systems that shape a business, an industry, or even a society. These Choreographers of complex change imagine new ways for the world to work.

Do you get excited by big challenges, running into burning buildings of turmoil and change? Have you pursued one compelling vision after another, so that your resume looks like a fruit salad of seemingly unrelated experience? Are you an unrepentant generalist who can’t help but challenge the conventions and rules that keep the status quo in place? Are you among those big picture dreamers who wake up in the middle of the night with a passionate vision of the future, anxious to plunge forward, even when there is incomplete evidence and frustrating opposition?

If this sounds like you, you might be a Choreographer. The world needs us, and it’s time for the next generation of innovators, the new Choreographers, to step from the shadows and claim a place on stage doing big things.


About Dan McClure, System Innovation Architect and Strategist

Dan is a global thought leader in the field of system innovation, a System Choreographer who has spent thirty plus years running into burning buildings.

Dan is a leading voice in today’s revolution in innovation. He is helping global organizations ranging from Fortune 100 businesses to international aid agencies embrace the complex challenges that define this era of change. His work brings the power of system level innovation to challenges like mitigating climate change, reinventing health care, reducing the future risk of pandemics, and helping businesses survive (and thrive) in disrupted industries.

These are big messy problems that need complex solutions. System Choreographers are the new profession at the heart of this ambitious work. Dan has been one of these Choreographer for his entire life, although it has taken decades of wandering in the innovation wilderness to finally understand what this job is and where it fits. It’s been a journey. He’s been fired for pushing ideas too hard and turned down for jobs because he didn’t have a conventional skill set … but he’s also been able to make elephants dance, bringing disruptive change to huge inflexible organizations mired in crisis.

Come share Dan’s unique perspective on the changing field of innovation (no more mobile apps and other digital litter!) and the emerging new tribe of System Choreographers. It’s a hands-on view of what’s it is like to claim a job where you’re paid to disrupt and expected to think big.

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Reminder: Bring an open mind and an open heart. And have a favorite beverage on hand to enjoy a virtual toast.

Photography by Mike Marques

When: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Meeting ID: 889 7140 3667

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