Valdis Krebs, Founder and Chief Scientist, at Orgnet, LLC is a management consultant, researcher, trainer, author, and the developer of InFlow software for social & organizational network analysis.
Projects performed by Orgnet,LLC have been covered in major media including Business Week, CNBC, Discover Magazine, Business 2.0, WIRED, New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, CNN, Entrepreneur, First Monday, Optimize Magazine, Training, PC, ZDNet, O'Reilly Network, Knowledge Management, Across the Board, HR Executive, Personnel Journal, Forbes, FORTUNE, CIO Magazine, MSNBC.com, HR.com, Release 1.0, major newspapers around the world including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Cleveland Plain Dealer, USA Today, Washington Post, and Associated Press. Examples of Orgnet,LLC projects appear in over 100 business and science books.
Clients such as IBM, Google, Edelman, Vodafone, Aventis, Solvay, Merck, Genentech, Cardinal Health, Kaiser Permanente, Centers for Disease Control [CDC], MacArthur Foundation, Barr Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Annie E Casey Foundation, Pact, ACENet, Scottish Enterprise, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Jaakko Poyry, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Booz Allen Hamilton, KPMG, Katzenbach Partners, Rackspace, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed-Martin, Raytheon, TRW, Boeing, Europol, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, University of Michigan Business School, Naval Postgraduate School, CapitalOne, Target, Sempra Energy, Lucent Technologies, Hiram Walker, Shell, The Gap, National Semiconductor, various government offices, and hundreds of independent consultants use Orgnet,LLC software and services to map and measure networks in organizations, communities, and other complex human systems.
Valdis has undergraduate degrees in Mathematics & Computer Science, and a graduate degree in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources and has studied applied Artificial Intelligence.
Krebs has been invited to lecture on a variety of network topics at many universities around the world, including School of Public Policy/Anderson School of Management @ UCLA, Michigan State University School of Labor and Industrial Relations, Weatherhead School of Management - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University School of Communications, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Kellogg School of Management / School of Communication / Medill School of Journalism all at Northwestern University, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, University of Latvia, Central European University, Copenhagen Business School, University of Kentucky, Ohio State University College of Medicine and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.