Partner and Vice President of Innovation, Future Workplace
Steven Dahlberg has taught “Creativity + Social Change” at the University of Connecticut and has presented at conferences throughout the United States, as well as in South Africa and South Korea. He serves on the board of the National Creativity Network.
He’s moderated several Imagination Conversations, a national project of the Lincoln Center Institute, including at Teachers College at Columbia University. He has developed and led creativity and education courses and workshops for Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Rhode Island College, Post University, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, the University of St. Thomas, and Quinebaug Valley Community College.
Dahlberg co-hosts the Creativity in Play online radio show, edits the Applied Imagination blog, and authored the foreword to the book Education is Everybody’s Business. His articles have appeared in Training magazine, Global Knowledge Review, and eLearning Age. He wrote the white paper on creativity, arts and aging for Americans for the Arts.
He helped toy inventors launch a creativity consulting business and has 20 years of experience collaborating with artists, scientists, business people, educators, nonprofit and government professionals, and others to help people develop and apply creativity and innovation in organizations and communities. He also has experience in creative aging and purposeful retirement, and has developed programs for engaging baby boomers and retirees in meaningful life/work.
Dahlberg managed training and online conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia for Training magazine, and directed an international creativity and innovation conference.
He’s worked with Yahoo!, the Guggenheim Museum, UNESCO, General Mills, Louisiana’s Office of the Lt. Governor, H.J. Heinz, New Economics Foundation, McKinsey, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, World Knowledge Forum, the City of Providence, 3M, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, and the State of Connecticut, among other organizations.