Mihnea Moldoveanu

Mihnea Moldoveanu is Vice-Dean of Learning, Innovation and Executive Programs, Desautels Professor of Integrative Thinking, and Director of the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking and of the Mind Brain Behavior Institute at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He trained as a classical pianist at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, an engineer at MIT, and an applied epistemologist at the Harvard Business School at Harvard University. He is a serial technology entrepreneur, having founded and built Redline Communications Inc. (TSX:RDL), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of broadband wireless equipment and networks, and Hefaistos, Inc., designer of the world’s first soft-DSL modem. He was selected as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 in 2007. He is deeply grateful to the Editor of THINK and to The Lola Stein Institute for this opportunity to apply his ideas and inquiry to the civilizationally critical fields of primary and secondary education.


The Lola Stein Institute (LSI) is a centre of inventive educational thinking and addresses the challenge to re-frame schooling for the exigencies of our times.