ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Shoshin Works

Dyan Finkhousen is a leading strategist, adviser and entrepreneur building expert ecosystems, driving growth and productivity. 

She is the Founder and CEO of Shoshin Works and is known for pioneering Expert Operating Systems at the intersection of ecosystems, platforms and operations. 

Her unique Expert Operating Systems leverage HI and AI, cognitive and collaborative, to optimize business performance and elevate the human experience.

Before launching Shoshin Works, Dyan was GE’s Global Director of Open Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, Founder of GE GeniusLink and GE Fuse – where she cultivated an expert ecosystem with reach to over 21 million resources and enabled over $6 billion in impact. 

Valued for her record of creating and scaling transformational business models, Dyan has served on client advisory boards for Expert Economy companies and is an Advisor and Founding Member for Open Assembly.  Her award-winning thought leadership has been showcased in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired, Harvard Innovation Lab, Harvard Analytics curriculum, MIT Sloan, Singularity University, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Nikkei Business, CIO Review, Slush, keynote speaking engagements and podcasts.

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Shoshin Works

Barrie Davies has been helping organizations with all aspects of change for the last 20 years.


By focusing on building a culture to embrace new ways of thinking, he has innovated, transformed and lead in business large and small.


His passion is harnessing the power of people and technology in equal measure, to make work a happier, more rewarding experience.


Barrie has deployed his thinking to renovate teams and corporate culture in all 4 corners of the globe and has helped some of the most prominent companies in the world, including ExxonMobil, GE and BP. 

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