David Ing is a visiting scholar and doctoral candidate at Aalto University, and a former president of the International Society for the Systems Sciences. An alumnus of IBM Canada after 28 years of service, he had assignments in management consulting, industry solutions, market development and executive education. A resident of Toronto for over 30 years, he is a frequent traveller, and has been sharing his expertise in methodology with the graduate studies program in the Tongji University College of Design & Innovation.