Marc Hurwitz is co-founder and Chief Insight Officer of FliPskills - a company that for over 10 years has provided professional services around Followership, leadership, innovation, & Partnerships (FliP). He holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience, an MBA, Masters degrees in physics and mathematics, and combines that with many years of corporate, executive, and entrepreneurial experience in diverse areas from Marketing to HR to Actuarial. He is on faculty at the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, University of Waterloo where he teaches business and entrepreneurial skills to undergraduate and graduate students. His research is in the area of interpersonal collaboration.
In 2015, he co-authored the best seller, "Leadership is half the story: A fresh look at followership, leadership, and collaboration" (University of Toronto Press, Toronto:Canada). In 2016, he co-edited the book, "Followership in action" (Emerald Publishing). He is also the current chair of the Followership community in ILA, and co-manages the followership LinkedIn group.
On a personal note, Marc is active in the arts community as a performer in amateur musical theatre as well as being a performance poet.