Mark Babbitt
Co-author of 'A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive.' CEO and Founder of YouTern. President of Switch and Shift.

Mark Babbitt is co-author of ‘A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive’ – an in-depth look at why and how leaders must leave behind their Industrial Age management style in order to lead their organizations successfully into the Social Age.

Mark serves as CEO and Founder of YouTern – a social community for college students, recent graduates and young professionals that Mashable calls a "Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career." He is also President of Switch and Shift, a consultancy and blog that focuses on human-centered leadership.

Mark is the father of five and a grandfather; he and the woman who barely tolerates him call Seattle home.