Mark DeVolder

Dr. Mark DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transition.  As an award-winning keynote speaker, Mark received the Top 5 Speaker Award in Business Management, Top 10 Speakers in Change Management and Top 25 Speakers USA.

Mark DeVolder’s presentations are in demand by some of the largest and most successful organizations in the world, including NASA, FEMSA, PepsiCo, McDonalds, PWC, GE, Verizon and Siemens.  Dr. DeVolder has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Mexico City, Dubai to Barcelona and from Singapore to Istanbul.  DeVolder’s high-octane, content-rich and humor-filled presentations empower people to be bold, nimble and innovative in face of constant change.

Keynote Speeches

Dr. Mark DeVolder delivers dynamic, high energy presentations in both the private and the public sector to Industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies. DeVolder’s customized programs are a mix of practical tools, rigorous research, collaborative consulting, all punctuated with entertaining humor and engaging audience interaction.

Harness the Hurricane:  Adapt Boldly, Nimbly, Quickly to Extreme Change
Change is constant, unpredictable and accelerating.  Extreme change can – much like a hurricane – leave you dizzy, dazed and disoriented, as though the earth is moving under your feet.  Even if you survive the storm, you know more is coming. Dr. Mark DeVolder throws a lifeline to you and your team with tools and strategies he’s developed to clear away the fog.  Mark’s cutting-edge principles enable you to adapt boldly, nimbly and quickly in midst of constant change.

During Mark’s high-octane presentation, you will learn how to:

  • overcome change-paralysis and get mobilized through transitions
  • develop change-ready thinking and behaviors
  • overcome decision-quicksand, making smart-decisions, fast
  • repeat the cycle of success with the unstoppable power of resilience

Resilience:  Springing to Success

We live in a VUCA world:  volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.  It’s not surprising that leaders who survive, thrive and deliver in business today have one trait in common; they are resilient.  Mark shares how to rewire your brain and increase neuroplasticity, to spring through adversity, overcome obstacles and reinvent yourself.  Dr. DeVolder reveals success strategies that enable you to adopt a growth mindset of opportunity and potential.

On Fire! Energized Together 

When individuals lose their spark, organizations lose their fire.  Mark’s test-driven model of engagement equips people to identify the causes of “flame out” and recognize behaviors and leadership decisions that get people On Fire!

Sixty to Zero in the Workplace: Engage High-Performance Safety

Dr. DeVolder’s proven transition model enables people to accept new practices and let go of the unsafe past. As people become change ready their level of engagement rises to achieve high-performance safety.

What does the audience get?

In addition to being engaging and motivational, Dr. DeVolder’s presentations are intensively practical, with easy to apply take-aways that can be immediately implemented at work the next day.  Mark’s style is a careful balance of content, stories, humour and learning related-activities.  Participants leave with tools and a template to re-energize, re-engage and transform their workplace and life.


“Cuando organizas un evento, siempre tienes algunas dudas sobre cómo van a manejar los speakers aquellos valores que la compañía quiere reflejar; Mark DeVolder lo ha hecho perfectamente…Cuando alguien comunica algo y le pone pasión y hay talento y hay contenido… es perfecto.”

Rafael Grande, Global Events Manager, Admiral Pharmaceuticals, Spain

“Mark’s view on change and its effect on people and organizations were highly valued by us all.”

Alfonso Garza Garza, director general de Negocios Estratégicos, FEMSA, Mexico

“Mark did a brilliant job.  He really connected with the audience.  If you get to work with Mark DeVolder, you’re really lucky!”