Mark DeVolder is recognized as a global thought leader in change and transition management. As a researcher and practitioner for over 2 decades, the most compelling lesson Mark has learned is that change has CHANGED! Now, in a world where disruption, uncertainty and crisis have become the norm, Mark teaches people how to change. In each customized presentation, Dr. DeVolder identifies mindsets and behaviors that transform organizations in the midst of disruptive change.

Mark is a frequent presenter at top management meetings around the world, both live and virtual:

  • coaching NASA rocket scientists to re-invent themselves
  • guiding healthcare leaders through multi-billion dollar mergers
  • creating a safety-first culture in Qatar’s oil industry
  • preparing Egypt’s largest company to restructure itself

Mark’s unique insights into the dynamics of change and energetic style have empowered top organizations like McDonald’s, the Royal Bank of Canada, Coca-Cola, Marriott, Siemens, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PWC, Verizon and Medtronic. Mark has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Barcelona and from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur. He delivers dynamic, high energy, humor-filled presentations in both the private and the public sector to Industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies.

As a researcher, consultant and author, Mark has written the multi-disciplinary book on managing change, entitled Perpetual Pivot: How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change. Mark is an award-winning speaker and recipient of the prestigious Top 5 Speaker Award in Business Management, Top 25 Speaker in Change Management and is listed on the Top 10 Speakers on Change in Canada and USA.

Organizations hire Mark to:

  • Deliver inspiring, entertaining and practical keynotes
  • Unlock change and drive results
  • Embed the mindset of perpetual pivot into the organization’s DNA
  • Engage team members with targeted, interactive sessions
  • Increase employee engagement and team performance
  • Sustain success through innovation, reinvention and anticipation


Dr. DeVolder’s presentation was exactly what we were looking for during this changing period that we are going through.
– Amr Helmi, Boehringer Ingelheim - National Sales Manager / Bahrain
When someone communicates something with passion, talent and appropriate content, the outcome is perfect.
– Rafael Grande - Almirall Pharmaceuticals / Barcelona, Spain
Phenomenal! Thanks for kicking off our meeting with power!
– Tahisha Adams - Bradford, Conference Organizer / Siemens, Portugal
Mark immediately connects with his audience and brings an energizing message for a very hard subject. Those attending were buzzing about his content. Working with him was a great experience.
– Jane Dailey - Organizer / Interim Healthcare
Mark was terrific! The day exceeded my expectations! We are already actively using his information around engagement to develop a new communication infrastructure and process for the Department.
– Dr. Herbert Zeh - Chair of Surgery / UT Southwestern Medical Center
Mark DeVolder was phenomenal!!!
– Natalie Schimmelbusch - Exec Assistant / Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
Nearly a month after the conference, my colleagues are still talking about his presentations.
– Dr. Robert Stevenson - California Dental Association
Dr. DeVolder was an exceptional speaker! He was engaging, imaginative and kept the audience active throughout the talk. He adapted his talk to our needs by customizing his message and incorporating our meeting’s theme."
– Dr. Elizabeth Murphy - VP / National Marrow Donor Program
Mark gave us tools to soar higher.
– Linsley Pietsch - Spaceport Operations / NASA

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