Dr. Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan is the Resident Mad Scientist at The Thiagi Group, an organization with the mission of helping people improve their performance effectively and enjoyably. Thiagi's clients include AT&T, Arthur Andersen, Bank of Montreal, Cadence Design Systems, Chevron, IBM, Intel, Intelsat, United Airlines, and Liberty Mutual. In addition, Thiagi has worked with more than 50 other organizations in high-tech, financial services, and management consulting areas for whom he has consulted and conducted training in such areas as rightsizing, diversity, creativity, teamwork, customer satisfaction, human performance technology, and organizational learning. Internationally recognized as an expert in multinational collaboration and active learning in organizations, Thiagi has lived in three different countries and has consulted in 21 others.
Quite simply, Thiagi is the most prolific and creative designer of games and simulations in the world. - Glenn Parker, author of Cross-Functional Teams and Team players and TeamworkThiagi's games are always ingenious, easy to conduct, and open to several learning points. - Mel Silberman, author of Active Training and 101 Ways to Make Training More ActiveWhen I want to create a learning environment or produce a thoughtful discussion, I turn to Thiagi's games. - Steve Sugar, author of Games That Teach and Games That Teach TeamsThiagi is a master in creating accelerated learning with simulations and games. - Boyd Watkins, President, Interel, Inc.Thiagi's games provide powerful activities that are easily adapted to any learning environment. - Dr. Darryl Sink, President, Darryl Sink & AssociatesThere are two types of training-game designers: there is Thiagi and there is the rest of us. - Andy Kimball, President, Qube Learning, LLC