Videos provided by Velocity Conference, New York 2014 via O'Reilly YouTube Channel.
From the 2014 Velocity Conference in New York City, the Columbia lecturer discusses cross-functional collaborations, conflict resolution culture systems, and tackling complex conflicts.
About Nikolas Katsimpras (Columbia University):
Nikolas Katsimpras lectures at Columbia University’s master program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, and is a lab instructor at the School of International and Public Affairs. In 2012, he became a fellow at the Advanced Consortium for Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity, specializing in systems thinking-based methodologies for understanding protracted, intractable conflicts. He did research in Burma/ Myanmar, one of the longest internal conflicts in modern history, on the prospects for sustainable peace. He is a former officer of the Hellenic Navy, and an award recipient by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law. Nikolas’ passion for technology and interdisciplinarity have led him to focus his work more on breaking down organizational silos to tackle complex problems. He is a consultant on organizational management, focusing on organizational culture and cross-functional collaboration. Nikolas is a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, a frequent Huffington Post contributor, and an avid diver, with passion for travel and photography.