Voted Global Gurus #1 body language professional in the world, Mark Bowden is passionate about giving people the most influential and persuasive communication techniques to stand out, win trust, and gain credibility every time they speak. Inspiring, energetic, engaging, and entirely entertaining, Bowden’s memorable talks and training programs not only provide top-tier education, but have proven life-changing for audiences and clients, helping their businesses grow across all industries and sectors.
Bowden is the founder of the communication training company, TRUTHPLANE®. His clients have included business leaders and teams from major organizations across the world, including Shopify, Real Madrid, Toyota, KPMG, American Express, the US Army, NATO, and prime ministers of G7 nations. Bowden has decades of experience training business and political leaders across the globe on how to use their body language most effectively for superior communication, both in-person and virtually, and was a regular featured virtual trainer for new hires and sales professionals globally for Zoom.
A bestselling author, Bowden has written multiple books on body language and human behaviour, including Winning Body Language; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals; Tame the Primitive Brain; and his latest, Truth and Lies: What People are Really Thinking. He is also a popular instructor for Canada’s #1-ranked EMBA program at Kellogg-Schulich School of Business and president of the National Communication Coaching Association of Canada.
Bowden is a go-to media commentator on the body language of leading politicians and public figures. He is regularly featured on CNN, CTV, CBC, and Global News; often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and GQ Magazine; and is a frequent expert on Dr. Phil. Bowden’s highly acclaimed TEDx Talk “The Importance of Being In-Authentic” has reached millions of people, and he is currently the host of the weekly YouTube sensation, The Behavior Panel, which has over 75 million views.