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ROBERT HORN INVENTED ARGUMENTATION MAPPING AND MESS MAPPING - HE SET THE STANDARD FOR USING MURAL-BASED INFORMATION DESIGN

ABOUT ROBERT E. HORN


Robert Horn is a political scientist with a special interest in policy communication, social learning, and knowledge management, with specialties in biotechnology and national security affairs.

He was CEO of Information Mapping, Inc. an international consulting firm that he founded after years of interdisciplinary research and practice.

He has taught at Harvard, Columbia, and Sheffield universities. He is currently a visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Human Science and Technology Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR).

Horn is also President emeritus of the Meridian International Institute on Governance, Leadership Learning and the Future, which is a policy think tank.

For the past two decades, Horn has been leading a project exploring the opportunities for using highly visual information murals to aid the policy making process with national and international task forces.

His most recent book is Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century.

Horn is a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

At Stanford he continues his research work in knowledge management and information design. His consulting clients have included Boeing, Lucent Technologies, Principal Financial, AT&T, HP, and other Global 1000 companies, as well as national and international organizations such as NASA, the UK agency for radioactive waste disposal, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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Visit Robert E. Horn at his own site and at his Stanford University site and read his essays on his research topics.

Floor Kist is a strategy and governance consultant focused on complexities in decision making in the public sector.

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