Don Beck

Don Beck, PhD (1937–2022), cofounded the National Values Institute and was CEO of the Spiral Dynamics Group Inc. He used Spiral Dynamics for over thirty years to find solutions to real problems, including over sixty visits to South Africa from 1981 to 1988 to inspire solutions for a peaceful transition from apartheid. He is coauthor with Christopher Cowen of Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change. For more information, visit