Mark Nation is a globally recognized management expert, leadership consultant, executive coach, author and speaker. He is personally obsessed with discovering what makes individuals, teams and organizations amazing – those elements which drive the heart and soul of people and businesses worldwide. He is convinced that life and work are meant to be experienced as “superlatives,” and everyone brings one-of-a-kind gifts to life that make the extraordinary possible. His upcoming book, Made for Amazing: Finding Your Song in Work and Life, helps people to identify and sharpen their unique talents in the workplace and beyond.
Mark has developed and managed companies in five diverse industries, including enterprise technology, financial services, music and entertainment, construction and professional services. Mark’s work has been leveraged across a wide range of clients, from young aspirational leaders, corporate managers and executives, to start-ups, Fortune 500 organizations, schools, non-profits and churches.
Mark graduated summa cum laude from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he was first in his class, and he has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a former professional musician and Ironman triathlete, and he still thrives on skiing, long-distance running and triathlon. Mark’s work and travels have taken him to over 40 U.S. states and 35 countries, where he has managed, performed or spoken to over 300,000 people. When not traveling, Mark is based in Tennessee.