The Institute was proud to host New York Times best selling author Mark Thompson at The Skylark, one of Manhattan’s most exciting venues. Mark is an expert on executive leadership, business strategy, and innovation who has spent over 25 years leading teams and building companies from the ground up. He is a highly sought after executive coach and venture investor, 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. Mark advises top leaders in Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies as well as the executive teams who are leading high growth startup companies in Silicon Valley today.
Mark discussed his latest book Admired: 21 Ways To Double Your Value, which he co-wrote with his wife, Bonita Thompson. Mark facilitated a stimulating discussion with leaders from such notable companies, such as JP Morgan Chase, Oppenheimer Funds, Coty, R/GA, USGA, BBC, Greater Houston Partnership, Estee Lauder, Bonobos, Walmart, and Duke Corporate Ed.