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George Pór is the founder and senior consultant of Community Intelligence Labs, the home of "eliciting transformation in organizations and communities, by evoking the intelligence of the whole".
George is an executive coach and designer of corporate knowledge ecosystems. As a coach/mentor, he enjoys forming productive learning partnerships with business leaders and corporate change champions committed to reach higher levels of performance and balance in their personal and professional lives.
His research and consulting work is focused on boosting organizational vitality and effectiveness with a unique combination of systems thinking, self-organizing corporate knowledge ecosystem, and a passion for balance and wholeness at work. He is a facilitator of client-driven action-research into mobilizing the collective intelligence of teams, web-enabled communities, and global enterprises. George has been designing and facilitating virtual teams and communities since 1982.
George is a pioneer and first-mover of the "knowledge ecology" field. He is a founder and research faculty of the Knowledge Ecology Consortium, a forum of business leaders and knowledge executives who seek to mobilize the collective intelligence of their organizations to dramatically augment performance and innovation. He co-founded the Knowledge Ecology University, a provider of higher education delivered on the Web to leaders and facilitators of organizational effectiveness and learning.
He served on the faculty of several management and executive development institutions in Europe and the US, and pioneered the translation of abstract concepts of organizational learning, leadership, intellectual capital, and organizational intelligence into effective tools, methods, and strategies.
He is a member of The Ehama Partnership and has been a student of Earth wisdom teachings since 1992. He is the author of The Quest for Collective Intelligence, published in Community Building: Renewing Spirit and Learning in Business, in which he outlined the "corporate nervous system model" of infrastructure design for augmenting organizational intelligence, many years before Microsoft introduced its "digital nervous system" concept.
George is a frequent speaker at major international conferences on Knowledge Management and was an invited presenter on "Investing in Intelligence" at the CEO Summit of the World Economic Development Congress. His work was noted by Fortune and Fast Company magazines. His clients include Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and other Fortune 500 companies.