David Gurteen's Biography


David Gurteen
I am an advocate for improving the quality of conversation in our lives and the creator of the Gurteen Knowledge Café – a powerful conversational tool for bringing people together to have meaningful conversations.

I am an advisor, speaker and facilitator in the fields of Knowledge Management, Organizational Learning and Conversational Leadership. I regularly gives keynote talks, run workshops and Gurteen Knowledge Cafes around the world.

I am also the founder of the Gurteen Knowledge Community – a global network of more than 22,000 people in over 160 countries whose purpose is to connect its members with like-minded people, new ideas, and alternative ways of working. Members receive my free monthly Knowledge-Letter that is now in its 16th year.

I curate Gurteen Knowledge – a resource website that contains book reviews, articles, people profiles, event calendars, inspirational quotations, an integral blog and much more on subjects that include knowledge management, informal learning, creativity and innovation.

I am an avid networker and user of social tools. I am connected to over 9,000 people on LinkedIn and have over 10,000 followers on Twitter. I tweet most days. I also facilitate a LinkedIn discussion forum for my community that has over 4,500 members.

Video: BLU Lesson 6: A little about my background by David Gurteen

One of six BLU lessons where I talk a little about my background.

In April 2005, BLU, the UK's Business Link University which no longer exists hired Fifty Lessons  to produce a series of video stories for them to which I (David Gurteen) was invited to contribute. This is one of those stories.

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If you are interested in Knowledge Management, the Knowledge Café or the role of conversation in organizational life then you my be interested in this online book I am writing on Conversational Leadership
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The Gurteen Knowledge Community
The Gurteen Knowledge Community is a global learning community of over 21,000 people in 160 countries across the world.

The community is for people who are committed to making a difference: people who wish to share and learn from each other and who strive to see the world differently, think differently and act differently.

Membership of the Gurteen Knowledge Community is free.
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