Peter S. Adler, PhD is a planner, mediator, and negotiation expert. He is a principal in The ACCORD3.0 Network (www.accord3.com) and a partner with GUILD Consulting, a management consulting firm. As a planner he works with organizations in the public, private and civic sectors on strategy, alignment, and governance. As a mediator, he assists people in conflict to reach agreements. He has worked in the government, business and the NGO sectors and taught advanced negotiation courses at the University of Hawaiʻi and California State University Dominguez Hills. He is the author of four books including a forthcoming novel about the next American civil war and lives and works in Hawaiʻi.