DAVID SIBBET is founder and CEO of The Grove Consultants International. He is a master graphic facilitator, information designer, and considered a leader in the booming field of visual facilitation. The Grove is a full service organization consulting firm based in San Francisco and is hub to a global network of associates, partners, and other visual practitioners. He is co-directing The Grove’s Global Learning & Exchange Network (GLEN) focused on evolving new approaches to collaboration and cross boundary work. David is author of the best-selling Visual Facilitation Series from Wiley & Sons, including Visual Meetings, Visual Teams, Visual Leaders and, Visual Consulting: Designing & Leading Change, co-authored with Gisela Wendling, Ph.D. David is also designer of the Grove’s Sustainable Organizations Model, the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance System, the Grove’s Visual Planning Systems, and author of The Grove’s Facilitation Series. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, a BA in English from Occidental College, and a Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs. In 2013 he was awarded the Organizational Development Network’s lifetime achievement award for creative contribution to the field of OD. He is also president of California Poets in the Schools. For further information—www.thegrove.com and www.davidsibbet.com


Leading Change workshops and consultations, Virtual Visual Facilitation, Strategic Visioning, Information Design


Graphic facilitation in any medium, Conceptual modelling, Experiential Education Design


English, Body language, Visual language