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Michael Cheveldave


Michael Cheveldave is a lead trainer and facilitator with Cognitive Edge. He is responsible for expanding the capabilities of Cognitive Edge’s global Network of practitioners by co-leading Cognitive Edge training in methods and the use of SenseMaker®.

With over 12 years of experience in applying the Cynefin framework and SenseMaker®, Michael has developed an ability to communicate the practice of complexity theory in a way that audiences can quickly relate to and apply. Working across the private and public sectors in Canada, USA, UK, The Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Denmark, and Russia his projects experiences have included:

  • •culture mapping for employee engagement, safety, and mergers & acquisitions
  • •narrative market research and customer insights
  • •whole of workforce scanning, insight, and engagement
  • •mass capture of micro-scenarios for strategy development
  • •micro-narrative for monitoring and evaluation

Michael has a B. Eng. degree from University of Victoria and a Knowledge Management Certificate from Royal Roads University.  Michael makes his home in rural British Columbia, Canada with his wife and two children nearby to some of the world’s best downhill skiing!

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