Business School Director
University of Waterloo
Mark Weber is the Eyton director of the Conrad school of entrepreneurship and business at the University of Waterloo.
Prior to his current role, he 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.
He also taught courses at Northwestern University, INSEAD and the Ross school of business at the University of Michigan.
He earned his PhD in management and organizations at the Kellogg school of management, Northwestern University and holds a master’s degree in social psychology and an MBA.
Weber is an award-winning teacher and researcher. He consults extensively and has provided training and coaching to executives and professionals in the financial services, professional services, technology, telecommunications, broadcast media, entertainment, automotive, pharmaceutical, health-care and education sectors. He has also provided training and coaching to government at all levels.
As well, he facilitates strategic planning for not-for-profit and for-profit organizations alike. His early achievements included both national and international awards for public speaking and debating. His pre-academic professional experiences included managerial and leadership roles in municipal government, the financial services sector and in not-for-profit organizations.
Weber’s research focuses on leadership, cooperation, negotiations, decision-making and trust. His work has been published in outlets like Research in Organizational Behavior, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Psychology Review, Culture and Negotiation: Integrative Approaches to Theory and Research, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Trust and Distrust across Organizational Contexts: Dilemmas and Approaches, and Personality and Social Psychology Review.