Katrin Kaeufer


Researcher and president of the Presencing Institute



Katrin Kaeufer is president and a founding member of the Presencing Institute, a network of change makers focused on advancing social technologies of transformation and change. She is also Senior Research Fellow of Social Innovation at the Community Innovators Lab (CoLab) in MIT‰’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Her current research includes focus on leadership, organizational change, and value-based banking. Kaeufer, who earned her graduate degrees at the Witten/Herdecke University in Germany, has worked with midsized and global companies, nonprofit organizations, the World Bank, and the United Nations Development Program in New York.

She is coauthor, with Otto Scharmer, of Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-system to Eco-system Economies.

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