Top Five Speaker USA 2010-2013: The Change Specialist
Mark DeVolder, has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, Singapore to Jamaica and Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur. He delivers dynamic, high energy presentations in both the private and the public sector to industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies. His customized programs are a mix of practical tools, rigorous research, collaborative consulting, all punctuated with entertaining humor and engaging audience interaction.
A truly motivational speaker, Mark DeVolder will equip your team with the tools, inspiration and momentum to improve individual and organization effectiveness as well as to accelerate and breathe new life into performance. An expert in the dynamics of organization change and employee engagement, Mark won the Top 5 Speaker Award U. S. A. in Business Management for four consecutive years. He reveals why many change initiatives fail and provides straight-forward strategies for leaders to drive results and improve the bottom line.
The author of Get Engaged: A Practical Guide for Improving Employee Engagement, Mark’s doctoral studies focused on the issues of unity, diversity and synergy – all highly relevant in today’s changing marketplace and workplace. He has successfully guided change management projects worth more than 500 million dollars. His success is due in part to his expertise as a mediator and over 95% of his contracts result in signed agreements.
DeVolder’s client list is impressive: NASA, Shell (Netherlands), Coca-Cola FEMSA (Mexico), Siemens, Suncor, Motion Industries, BP Oil, IBM, Kuwait Finance House, Air Liquide, Kone (Dubai), AIG Financial Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, to name a few.
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