Dave Gray is a leader and manager with a background in design. He has worked with many of the world’s largest companies, as well as mid-sized businesses and startups.

He is the founder of XPLANE, a strategic design consultancy, and co-founder of Boardthing, a collaboration platform for distributed teams.
And he is the author of two books on design, change and innovation: Gamestorming: A playbook for innovators, rule-breakers and changemakers; and The Connected Company.

His area of focus is the human side of change and innovation, specifically: How can you get people to adopt new ideas? How can you win their hearts and minds? How can you get people, including yourself, to change deeply embedded habits and behaviors? How can you transform a business strategy from a good idea to a living fact in the real world?

Dave’s approach involves getting the right people together and facilitating groups to help them collaboratively develop new strategies, launch products and services, and design as well as deliver organizational change initiatives.

At New Engineers Dave will work with New Engineers on the modules for business development and change management.

Like to read more about Dave? See xplaner.com , read his book The Connected Company and check out his latest ideas on Liminal Thinking.