Mark Fernandes

Chief Executive Officer of Capitalism 2.0, and Chairman of the Board for George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Well Being

  • Mark Fernandes` Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mark Fernandes`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Virginia, USA

  • Mark Fernandes`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mark Fernandes`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Virginia, USA

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About Keynote Speaker Mark Fernandes

As Chief Executive Officer of Capitalism 2.0, and Chairman of the Board for George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Well Being, Mark pursues his passion for changing the way we work for the better. A human business champion, he’s fiercely committed to future of leadership and business as driving forces for social, environmental and economic benefit; and shares his work through speaking, teaching, mentoring, and coaching with organizations of all sizes and across all industries, globally.

As a result of his work, and 21 years in the C-suite of the private sector, Mark was recently selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 50 Leadership Innovators Changing How We Lead. He has also been listed as one of Inc.’s Top 100 Great Leadership Speakers as well as a Top 75 Human Business Champion by Switch & Shift. Additionally, Mark is a three-time recipient of Trust Across America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business.

From elementary schools to Fortune 50 companies, and elite military special operations units, Mark has had the unique opportunity to speak to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide about Values-Based Leadership, business as agents of social good, and the resulting positive impact to the bottom line.

Testimonials

Captivating. Inspiring. Authentic.  Those are words I used to describe Mark Fernandes the very first time I heard him speak. After being in the audience several more times, I’ve added more superlatives—descriptors such as engaging, genuine, passionate, provocative, and personable.

Jim Kouzes

The Leadership Challenge

“It is refreshing to see another company operate with unquestionable moral character. Thank you for sharing your values based leadership with me and the other honored guests. I can honestly say it was a life changing event.”

“Mark is very personable and energetic. Easy to listen to and follow. Great public speaker! Very insightful! LOVED IT!”

“Clearly passionate about his presentation. Relevant stories we could connect with. Kept my attention the whole time, really motivated me, made me see my weakness in myself but told me how to make them strengths.”

“On stage, Mark has presence. The perfect combination of business acumen, storytelling mastery, and actionable points. If you are interested in real change, and not just inspiration, this is the guy. And it does not hurt that he is entertaining, irreverent, and is generating ideas that are beyond what everyone else is thinking.”

Dr. Todd B. Kashdan

Professor of Psychology and Senior Scientist at the Center for the Advancement of Well-being at George Mason University

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