Max Schupbach - a Certified Processwork Diplomate living in Portland, Oregon and an internationally acclaimed trainer and facilitator. Together with Arny and Amy Mindell, he is part of the original group that founded Process Work. He has co-founded, developed, and led many of its training centers in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and Africa. He is president of maxfxx (www.maxfxx.net), a consulting group working worldwide with organizations, including Fortune 100 corporations, international NGOs, government agencies, and religious communities. He has facilitated gatherings of Australian aboriginal communities and Native North American tribes and coached multi-ethnic executive teams in South Africa. Among his clients are also Polish, Baltic, and Russian teams pre- and post-Perestroika, and executive teams composed of Eastern and Western members soon after the reunion of the two Germanies.
Max has facilitated community building with Croatian and Serbian members in refugee camps during the Yugoslavian war, and relationships between prison inmates, correctional personnel, and prison administrators in high security prison settings. He has conducted many public open forums with up to several hundred participants on issues and questions of public concern. A recent open forum focused on Islam, Jewish, and Christian relationships in Germany. He leads the development of the training programs in DDI Central Asia and is also the President of the DDI International. Max is a Training Director in Kazakhstan.
Ellen Schupbach - a Certified Processwork Diplomate who specializes in the personal development of the leader and facilitator. She wrote her doctoral thesis on the spiritual experience of the facilitator and coach. Ellen is co-founder and Executive Director of the DDI International, a Global Think Tank that researches leadership issues worldwide, and aims to create leadership trainings to develop more collaborative systems in today’s diverse societies. She has been co-creating training programs for Palestine, the USA, UK, Ukraine, and Kenya. Ellen is a Training Director in Kazakhstan.
Director of Development, CIS, and Director of Operations, DDI Ukraine. Entrepreneurial communicator and PR specialist for 10 years, Hub Kyiv learning space organizer and host, TEDxKyiv co-creator, member of the Pioneers of Change and Art of Hosting global networks. Used to work in Kraft Foods Ukraine for eight years in HR and Corporate Affairs. Before that was a free-lance journalist. Yuliya has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in the International Christian University (2002), and the Master's in Journalism in Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2006).