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Special Podcast: Interview with Co-Founder John Helie

Special Podcast: Interview with Co-Founder John Helie

In celebration of the publication of’s 1,000th newsletter, Current CEO Colin Rule sits down with co-founder John Helie to talk about the early days of the (and ConflictNet), the This Week in Mediation newsletter, top authors and editors, and how artificial intelligence and social networking have changed and will change the ADR field over the coming decades (discussion interrupted only briefly by a marauding pack of nearby goats).

Here is a link to this special podcast.

Here is a picture of John and Colin in front of John’s home in Arcata, California (August 2023).

Here is a picture of Co-Founders John Helie and Jim Melamed from 1996:

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