Mark Thompson
Location United States

Mark Thompson

Coach to many Global Business leaders including Richard Branson, and Charles Schwabb

Mark Thompson is a highly sought-after executive coach, venture capitalist, and New York Times bestselling author. Recognized as one of America's Top Venture Investors with the "Midas Touch" by Forbes, he has also been ranked as one of the "World's Top Executive Coaches" by the American Management Association. Mark provides guidance to top leaders in Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies, as well as executive teams leading high-growth startup companies, including Apple, American Express, The World Bank,, and

As the former Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Experience Officer for Charles "Chuck" Schwab, Mark played a crucial role in Schwab's leadership. He served as the Executive Producer of and held significant positions in shaping the company's direction. Mark is a founding patron of Sir Richard Branson's Entrepreneurship Centres and a founding advisor of the Stanford University Realtime Venture Design Lab, his alma mater.

Mark's influence extends to various boards, including his role as a founding board member of Esurance (now part of Allstate) and Interwoven (now part of HP). He is also associated with the Frances Hesselbein Institute and serves as a founding member of the World Bank President's Leadership Advisory Council. Mark is a bestselling author, with notable works such as "Success Built to Last: Creating a Life That Matters," "Now Build a Great Business," and "Admired, 21 Ways to Double Your Value."