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Barry Margerum, MBA

Executive and certified Search Inside Yourself (SIY) teacher

Barry Margerum has more than twenty-five years of C-level management, strategy and marketing experience in the electronics and communications industries and is a recognized pioneer in bringing mindfulness programs into the corporate workplace.

After studying and practicing Meditation, Yoga and Mindfulness for many years, he brought Google’s Search Inside Yourself program into Plantronics Inc. in 2012, where he was serving as the Chief Strategy Officer. He subsequently became certified to teach the SIY curriculum and has taught mindfulness classes to executives and knowledge workers around the world.

In 2016, Margerum founded HeartRise. With his unique mix of business acumen and mindfulness experience, he specializes in integrating Mindful and Compassionate Leadership practices into corporate cultures and core management curriculum.

Margerum is a frequent speaker at electronics and communications industry events, human resource summits and symposiums, undergraduate and graduate schools, where he discusses how to bring Mindfulness practices to the Workplace. He is an executive coach and consults with Fortune 1000 companies to develop compassionate leaders and corporate-wide mindfulness work practices to achieve higher levels of engagement, increased well-being and optimal performance.

Margerum holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Upcoming Programs

Mindfulness for Leaders

August 10 - 12, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Mindful and compassionate leadership can make the difference between a good organization and a great one—between surface relationships and meaningful connections capable of inspiring others to live up to their fullest potential. Drawing on established business and mindfulness practices, Barry Margerum, MBA, mindful executive and corporate pioneer, teaches you how to become the best leader...

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Previous Programs

Mindfulness for Leaders

November 17 - 19, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Learn proven techniques and documented benefits for becoming a more mindful and compassionate leader. Drawing on established business and mindfulness practices, you will explore the key traits of great leaders and discover how to achieve optimal organizational performance in today’s digital workplace. Leadership expert Barry Margerum, MBA, BS, will guide you in a variety of...