Mark Weber

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

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Mark Weber  is the Eyton Director of the Conrad Business,  Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre (Conrad) at the University of Waterloo (UW). Prior to his current role, Mark was the inaugural Director of the Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation at UW and served on the faculty of the Rotman School of Management and UTM at the University of Toronto for almost a decade. He earned his PhD in Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and also holds a masters degree in social psychology and an MBA. Mark’s research focuses on leadership, cooperation, negotiations, decision-making, and trust. His work has been published in outlets like Research in Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Psychology Review, Culture and Negotiation: Integrative Approaches to Theory and Research, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Trust and Distrust across Organizational Contexts: Dilemmas and Approaches, and Personality and Social Psychology Review.

Mark is an award-winning teacher and researcher. Prior to joining the University of Waterloo, Mark served on faculty and taught courses on leadership, negotiations and organizational behavior to students at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, INSEAD and at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. He consults extensively and has provided training to executives and professionals in the automotive, education, healthcare, pharmaceutical, broadcast media, entertainment, telecommunications, professional services, and financial services industries, and in government at all levels. 

He also facilitates strategic planning for not-for-profit and for-profit organizations alike. Mark’s early achievements included both national and international awards for public speaking and debating. His previous professional experiences included managerial and leadership roles in municipal government, the financial services sector, and in not-for-profit organizations.

Mark can be reached by email here.