Voted Global Gurus #1 body language professional in the world, Mark Bowden is a world-renowned thought leader in body language and communication. He is passionate about giving people the most influential and persuasive communication techniques to help them stand out, win trust, and gain credibility every time they speak. Inspiring, energetic, engaging, and entirely entertaining, Bowden’s keynotes have proven life-changing for audiences, helping them reach peak performance and drive business growth across all industries and sectors.
Bowden is the founder of the communication skills training company, TRUTHPLANE®. His clients include Fortune 500 leaders, prime ministers of G7 powers, and leading companies such as Madison Square Gardens, Shopify, Real Madrid, Toyota, KPMG, American Express, the US Army, and NATO. Bowden is also a popular instructor for Canada’s #1-ranked EMBA program at Kellogg-Schulich School of Business, president of the National Communication Coaching Association of Canada, and the go-to trainer for Zoom’s senior leadership and global sales team on how to be more effective in virtual communication.
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 Truth and Lies: What People are Really Thinking. He is also the host of the popular YouTube Series, “The Behavior Panel”, which has close to 1 million subscribers and over 100 million views on YouTube, and gave the highly acclaimed TEDx Talk “The Importance of Being In-Authentic”, which has reached millions of people.
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; a frequent guest on Dr. Phil; and often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and GQ Magazine.