A seasoned Fortune 500 executive, startup CEO and entrepreneur, and C-suite advisor, Mark develops and advises current and future leaders at UC Berkeley and around the world. His focus is on innovation, growth & execution to attain exceptional results, often accessing nontraditional resources such as leveraging failure, which is the topic of his new book “The Other “F” Word.”He is active on boards, and advises organizations ranging from early stage ventures to global enterprises. He founded and led ecommerce and consumer products businesses for Sony, was founding CEO of online payments pioneer WebOrder (now part of Google), and led the $350mm Global Technology Brands group at Newell Rubbermaid. Earlier he was a strategy and M&A consultant at E&Y.As a Senior Fellow at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, Mark is an award-winning teacher of innovation and entrepreneurship, and is also active in executive education and distance learning programs with executives around the world.Mark is a frequent speaker speaker and media commentator on the topics of entrepreneurship, growth, innovation, and learning from failure. A contributor to The Wall Street Journal and Fast Company, Mark has also been featured in The New York Times, The Economist, CNN, Fox News, ABC, NPR, Huffington Post, LA Times, Entrepreneur, Inc, USA Today, Investors Business Daily, and more.Mark co-authored the 2015 book “THE OTHER “F” WORD: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work” with John Danner. Download an excerpt and tools at www.theotherfwordbook.com.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Mark Coopersmith and other top speakers and celebrities.