DLIC 2022

Meet the Speakers

DLIC Speaker

Dr. Mark DeVolder

Dr. Mark DeVolder is recognised as a global thought leader in change and transition management. As a researcher and practitioner for over 2 decades, the most compelling lesson Mark has learned is that change has CHANGED! Now, in a world where disruption, uncertainty and crisis have become the norm, Mark teaches people how to change. In each customised presentation, Mark identifies mindsets and behaviours that transform organisations in the midst of disruptive change.


Mark is a frequent presenter at top management meetings around the world, both live and virtual:

  • coaching NASA rocket scientists to re-invent themselves;
  • guiding healthcare leaders through multi-billion dollar mergers;
  • creating a safety-first culture in Qatar’s oil industry;
  • preparing Egypt’s largest company to restructure itself.

Mark’s unique insights into the dynamics of change and energetic style have empowered top organisations like McDonald’s, the Royal Bank of Canada, Coca-Cola, Marriott, Siemens, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PWC, Verizon and Medtronic. Mark has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Barcelona and from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur. He delivers dynamic, high energy, humor-filled presentations in both the private and the public sector to Industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies.

As a researcher, consultant and author, Mark has written the multi-disciplinary book on managing change, entitled Perpetual Pivot: How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change. Mark is an award-winning speaker and recipient of the prestigious Top 5 Speaker Award in Business Management, Top 25 Speaker in Change Management and is listed on the Top 10 Speakers on Change in Canada and USA.

Organisations hire Mark to:

  • Deliver inspiring, entertaining and practical keynotes
  • Unlock Change and Drive Results
  • Embed the mindset of Perpetual Pivot into the organisation’s DNA
  • Engage team members with targeted, interactive sessions
  • Increase employee engagement and team performance
  • Sustain success through innovation, reinvention and anticipation

DLIC Speaker

Terence Mauri

Terence Mauri is a UK-based writer, speaker and mentor: a global expert who helps business leaders innovate, adapt and succeed in the age of disruption in which massive yet hard-to-predict upheavals are expected. He is an Inc. Magazine Columnist, Inc. Top 100 Keynote Speaker and author of the bestselling book, The Leader’s Mindset: How To Win In The Age of Disruption.

He is a Professor of Creative Labs at IE Business School, a regular contributor on TV and on radio, Mauri writes for Irish Tech News as well as Virgin Pioneers and serves as a Mentor in Residence for Future Ideas, an international community of experts that includes some of the world’s top thinkers.

Terence holds Thinker in Residence roles at MIT and London Business School and is the author of the global bestseller How To Win In The Age of Disruption described as a ‘game changer’ by Harvard Business School. He has been ranked by Thinkers50 and has been nominated for the Thinkers50 leadership award 2019. A former director of Saatchi & Saatchi he speaks about Hacking HR. Recent clients include Nestle HR European forum, Facebook and Gardner.

Keynote Speaker


Terence’s TED-style presentations act as a catalyst for ideas, energy and action. Leaders choose Terence to speak about 21st-century innovation, the speed of change, and the way traditional industries are being disrupted because it’s no longer business as usual. His books, radio interviews and dynamic keynote talks showcase disruption case studies, lessons learned and clever insights to future proof your mindset and your business. Thought Leader Are you ready to survive and thrive in an age of AI, automation and algorithms? Terence tackles the disruption that all businesses are facing and looks at smart ways to stay one step ahead. His role as an Inc. Magazine Columnist and mentor at London Business School and Oxford Entrepreneurs (part of Oxford University) ensures you get new thinking, cutting-edge research and practical shortcuts to shake up the status quo no matter what your role or job title. Awards Winner of the 2017 Axiom Business Book Awards (Leadership)

DLIC Speaker

Dr. Mark DeVolder

Dr. Berger is a world-renowned expert on change, word of mouth, influence, consumer behaviour, and how products, ideas, and behaviours catch on.  He has published over 50 articles in top‐tier academic journals, teaches Wharton’s highest rated online course, and popular outlets like The New York Times and Harvard Business Review often cover his work.


He has keynoted hundreds of events, and often consults for organisations like Google, Apple, Nike, and the Gates Foundation. Named as one of the top 30 leaders in business by the American Management Association and one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company magazine. 

He received a BA from Stanford University in Human Judgment and Decision Making, and a PhD from Stanford in Marketing.  He is currently a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is the international bestselling author of Contagious, Invisible Influence, and The Catalyst.