Michael Vaughan was a rising star in artificial intelligence, specifically artificial neural networks, and held leadership positions with national training companies before becoming CEO and Managing Director of The Regis Company, whose leadership programs are designed to fundamentally change the way leaders think. Vaughan is a leading authority on serious games and business simulations and holds degrees in cognitive science and computer science from Colorado State University. He is the author of The Thinking Effect: Rethinking Thinking to Create Great Leaders and the New Value Worker The Regis Company is a leadership consulting firm dedicated to developing great thinkers and leaders through the use of immersive business simulations. Regis assists clients by helping them recognize the complex and underlying interrelationships of organizations as systems. This new way of thinking comes from applying system dynamics, in conjunction with critical and creative thinking. The advanced approach adeptly addresses client organizations’ most difficult problems, while advancing leadership decision-making skills.