GK VanPatter is the author of Rethinking Design Thinking, CoAuthor of Innovation Methods Mapping and an internationally recognized innovation capacity building advisor. His passion is helping to build next generation innovation leadership skills and inclusive innovation cultures. Prior to co-founding Humantific, GK was VP of Innovation at Scient, a Scient Fellow and CoFounder of Scient’s Innovation Acceleration Lab. He holds a Masters Degree in design from Pratt Institute in New York. He was an early advocate of Design for Complexity. He has years of consulting experience helping organizations tackle complex challenges and build Complexity Navigation Capacity. GK Lives in New York City.