CEO of IMPAQ and Best-Selling Author
MARK SAMUEL is the CEO and Founder of IMPAQ, an organization dedicated to helping leadership teams achieve sustainable, breakthrough business and culture transformation within six to nine months. Mark has been a leader in the Accountability Movement since 1986 and is considered a “practical visionary,” and humble “savant” for seeing and removing the obstacles preventing optimal teamwork, collective execution, and organizational success.
Mark’s work has affected long-term positive, profitable improvement in companies worldwide, including Chevron Corporation, Genentech-Roche, Women for Women, Baptist Healthcare, Honda Corporation, Enbridge Pipeline, Texas Instruments, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, AMGEN, Netherlands Health System, The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Takeda Pharmaceuticals, The University of California at Berkeley, Baxter Regional Medical Center, National Health System (NHS) in Great Britain, Kaiser Permanente, Habitat for Humanity, US Nuclear Power Stations, Michelin, Chris Cole Rehabilitations Center, Northwest GSA, and Siemens.
Mark is a sought-after speaker addressing audiences at national conferences and organizations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. His style is engaging, inspirational, humorous, interactive, and thought-provoking.
He is the award winning / bestselling author of Reimagine Teams and B STATE: A New Roadmap for Bold Leadership, Brave Culture, and Breakthrough Results as well as The Power of Personal Accountability, the award winning Making Yourself Indispensable, and Creating the Accountable Organization.
Mark has been featured as an Accountability and Leadership expert on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fast Company, and Fortune Magazine. He authors columns for Forbes and Thrive Global and hosts the new BSTATE Conscious Leadership video podcast viewed by leaders worldwide.
“Mark Samuels’ book provides a highly useful roadmap to a higher level of functioning he calls ‘B State.’ Business leaders everywhere could benefit from reading this book and applying its powerful tools.” – Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., Author of The Big Leap
“An inspiring guide to being accountable in all aspects of your life – from work to home to relationships…a roadmap to achievement and a source of practical wisdom.” – Arianna Huffington, founder, The Huffington Post and Thrive Global.
“I have focused on business and organizational transformation for the last 25 years, and I can attest that the key levers that Mark describes in this book work: a powerful shared purpose, collaborative vs. siloed priorities, and building positive energy—these are the pillars of a successful transformation.” —Victor Cho, CEO of Evite