The future belongs to leaders who design network experiences

Innovation • Growth • Sustainability • Breakthrough results

The future belongs to leaders who design network experiences



Breakthrough results

because all major change happens through networks

all major change happens through networks

Digital Is The Driver

The Network is The Thing

And Communication Is The Currency

The word panarchy refers to the systems that govern nature, from the genome to the microbiome to the biosphere.

Everything is a network.



quantified self

internet of things



supplier ecosystem

international space station

pandemic response

Web 3.0

food supply


Organizations & Teams

You are a network. Your organization is a network. Your stakeholder ecosystem is a network. The challenge is leaders aren’t trained to see, think, and orchestrate in networks.

We help organizations and sectors transform at the speed of technology and the world


introducing network design

We help leaders disrupt and innovate by bringing together…

NETWORK DESIGN: what do you want your network to achieve?

Strategic innovation

New business model generation

Leadership transformation

ESG implementation

Next-gen organization

Network mapping and orchestration

Business-social movement acceleration

Panarchy learning lab initiatives transform individuals, companies, and ecosystems. We are currently working on:

  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Community Health
  • ESG



Panarchy’s mission is to help leaders disrupt, innovate, and transform while leveraging the power of networks to build an irresistible future for people, organizations, and the planet.

Get Started

Go hands on by co-creating with your CEO, leadership team and board to frame intentions and deliverables for breakthrough initiatives

Who We Are

bob gutermuth

Standing in the confluence of technology, marketing and strategy Bob pioneered the Cagency model — a consulting firm married with a digital agency.  As such, he has been recognized for his cutting-edge leadership by organizations such as MSNBC and WorldBlu for creating one of the world’s most innovative companies and democratic workplaces and named a Top Five B2B Marketer by B2B Magazine. Bob formerly led marketing for Dell’s $9B Public Sector Division before founding Dialog in 2005. The firm saw early on the power of networks and the role that value propositions served in shaping them, and helped leading organizations including Apple, AT&T, The Presidential Libraries, and Nike take advantage of network-based approaches to leadership, marketing, and transformation.

Known as being inventive, integrative, and authentic, Bob has helped top performing teams including HP, Ernst & Young, and Dell Technologies compete at the next-level and navigate transformational change. Bob is the founder of The Dialog Group.

 Mark thompson

Mark is a leading thinker in bringing together network design, transformational leadership and digital capability and has co-founded Panarchy with Bob and Vince.  As a former senior executive for global leaders including Dell and Microsoft, Mark delivered outsized gains in market share through ecosystem management and by applying tools, techniques and technology to design and orchestrate networks. He has guided a wide range of organizations including The Presidential Libraries, HP, AT&T, and Nike on the power of networks and has written for Fast Company and Industry Week.

vince dibianca

Vince DiBianca is recognized as a pioneer, leading thinker and senior practitioner in the field of leadership transformation. As a partner at Touche Ross (now Deloitte Touche); co-founder of DiBianca-Berkman Group; and chief change management partner for CSC Index. He has led organization transformation across many sectors. Client projects have produced unparalleled results in the creation of new markets; time-to-market; cultural transformation; merger assimilation; vision creation; and profitable growth. Ecosystem level projects include reinventing health care information, the NextGen financial marketplace, rapid ESG implementation and the acceleration of global business/social leadership movements.

By recognizing it’s impossible to learn if you already know, his clients produce “unprecedented innovation at every scale” — individual, team, enterprise, and ecosystem. He has lectured at leading business schools including USC, Harvard and Wharton and is currently co-authoring a book, Leading from the Edge of Tomorrow with Mark de L. Thompson. Vince is the founder of DiBianca Associates.

anne miller

Anne Miller is distinguished by her action-oriented approach that “it’s far easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of acting”. She has worked globally with leaders committed to realize extraordinary futures for themselves and their organizations. As a citizen of both the UK and US, Anne held senior roles with global consultancies, throughout the US, UK and Hong Kong and currently serves as a managing director of DiBianca Associates.

Anne specializes in action learning, rapid cycle time innovation and advanced change management.  She created the Action Lab™ for C-level executives to accelerate breakthrough results while expanding their collaborative competencies. She has partnered with leading business schools – including London Business School, Vanderbilt, and Arizona State University. At London Business School, she created and served as Director and faculty for the flagship Entrepreneurship Summer School.

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