Mark Lipton is a graduate professor of management at The New School in New York City. For more than 40 years, he has been an advisor to Fortune 500 corporations, think tanks, philanthropies, global NGOs, domestic not-for-profits, and start-ups. He has led eminence and content strategy for Deloitte’s Chief Executive Program since 2015.
For the past decade, Mark has focused on the needs of chief executives and board chairs in his consulting and writing. His diverse client base includes leaders in technology, manufacturing, media, education, healthcare, finance, and marketing.
Mark’s work as a consultant and professor informs his writing for such varied publications and companies as the Harvard Business Review, the MIT Sloan Management Review, Ivey Business Journal, Forbes, Psychology Today, and the Deloitte University Press. His most recent book, Mean Men: The Perversion of America's Self-Made Man, released in 2017, won the 2018 Best Business Commentary book award from Axiom and the Indie Book Award for Social Science and was a finalist for the Academy of Management’s 2018 George R. Terry Book Award.
His previous book, Guiding Growth: How Vision Keeps Companies on Course (Harvard Business School Press, 2003), was translated into multiple languages and continues to serve as a recognized playbook for the articulation, communication, and implementation of organizational visions.
Mark holds a PhD from the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and was an Erik Erikson Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at the Austen Riggs Center in 2009. He lives in New York City and the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.
Please visit Mark’s website for a more thorough summary of his background.