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SPEAKER 2018

Mark C Thompson

Senior Executive Coach & Bestselling Author

San Francisco, CA


Mark C Thompson, Senior Executive Coach & Speaker at WORLDWEBFORUM 2018

 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

EXECUTIVE COACH

 

BESTSELLING AUTHOR

 

 

 

Mark has worked side by side with three of the world’s most legendary disruptive innovators: Steve Jobs, Charles Schwab and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson. 

 


A New York Times bestselling author Mark is also an Innovation Leadership columnist for Forbes.com, Inc.com and FastCompany.com


 

 

TESTIMONIALS

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"There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions--in a way that serves the world and you...(Mark) reveals a meaningful 'secret formula' for success based on the lives of remarkable people. Mark and Bonita reveal powerful strategies from their latest research that will help you make it happen."

 

SIR RICHARD BRANSON

FOUNDER VIRGIN GROUP

 

 

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"STOCKHOLM: "The idea of thinking about success only in ways that are sustainable is essential for our long-term prosperity and health. Success Built to Last is the only real success worth pursuing."

 

FREDERIK REINFELDT

PRIME MINISTER, STOCKHOLM

 

 

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"SAN FRANCISCO: "Mark served at Chuck Schwab's side as Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer of the company and then Exec. Producer of Schwab.com. When he departed Schwab, Chuck invested in Mark's company, Integration.com, which was acquired by Silicon Labs in 2008. Mark is a successful business entrepreneur who is a master communicator. He inspires managers to become leaders in the most challenging global markets."

 

HUGO QUACKENBUSH

SVP AND EARLY VENTURE INVESTOR IN CHARLES SCHWAB & CO

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Steve Job's Innovation Secret (that's not in the book or the movies!)



 

Top 3 Reasons Teams Fail to Grow & Change



Definitions of Success: Purpose, Passion and Performance

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Mark C Thompson on stage 


Mark C Thompson on stage with Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin


Mark C Thompson on stage


 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Mark C Thompson is a world-renowned authority and top speaker on Leadership, Driving Change and Innovation, and Sales Growth through Customer and Employee Engagement. Mark consults for Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies, advising top leaders in organizations worldwide as well as the executive teams who are leading high growth startup companies in Silicon Valley today. Forbes called Mark one of “America’s Top Venture Investors with the ‘Midas Touch’”.

Mark was recently featured as one of the “World’s Top Executive Coaches” by the American Management Association and #1 thought leader on Innovation and Engagement. He was named one of the “Top 30 Communications Professionals for 2015” by Global Gurus.

Formerly Charles Schwab's Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Experience Officer, Mark was the Executive Producer of Schwab.com which today has assets over $2.4 Trillion. He is a co-founder of Sir Richard Branson’s Entrepreneurship Centres and an advisor to Virgin Unite Entrepreneurs. He has recently been asked to join The World Bank Advisory Council as their key authority on growth and innovation.

Mark is a founding advisor of the Stanford Realtime Venture Design Lab, and is a visiting scholar at his alma mater, Stanford University. He has served as faculty at the World Economic Forum and World Business Forum, is a member of the Clinton Initiative, and an executive coach for TED Fellows.

Mark is a New York Times bestselling author, an executive coach, a venture capitalist and an Innovation Leadership columnist for Forbes.com, Inc.com and FastCompany.com. His books include: ADMIRED: 21 Ways to Double Your Value; Now Build a Great Business; and Success Built to Last - Creating a Life that Matters. His most recent bestseller ADMIRED is a primer on how the "Most Admired Companies" achieve long-term success and growth as well as research on the qualities that are common to the World’s "Most Admired Leaders” and most important to their most engaged employees.

Among Mark’s passions are music and Broadway. Mark serves as a founding Board of Directors member for Smule, the top music app company on iTunes. As a Broadway producer, Mark’s plays have earned five Tony Awards and ten nominations, including Peter and the StarCatcher with Disney, and StickFly with Alicia Keys.

Mark lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Manhattan with two extraordinary women – his wife Bonita and their daughter Vanessa. 

 

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