Jean Russell

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  • Publishing “Designing for Social Flow” and “Action Spectrum” — both of which provide pragmatic approaches to social ecosystem design that optimize agency and autonomy in a complex adaptive environment.


  • A founder of the thrivability movement.
  • Received an honorable mention on the Enrich List as one of the top 200 people enriching our path to a sustainable future.
  • Named one of the top 100 women co-creating a P2P society by the Peer to Peer Foundation.
  • Published Thrivability: Breaking Through to a World That Works with Triarchy Press.
  • Curated, “Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch” in 2010 with 65 inspiring people, which has been seen by well over 30,000 viewers.
  • Worked on thrivability, innovation, philanthropy, organizational design, and cultural shifts that have been highlighted in The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and elsewhere.