Dr Marcus Powe

Managing Director EIC Growth Pty Ltd

Marcus has been coaching business leaders nationally and internationally for 30 years as they move to the next position in today’s turbulent marketplace. He demonstrates proven creativity, innovation and enterprise development tools and techniques to improve wealth generation and competitive positioning. Marcus works with organisations, industry groups and governments in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.

Marcus is currently the Entrepreneur in Residence at RMIT University where he works with staff, students and alumni to refine and develop their ideas and business opportunities.

In 2008, Australia’s Business/Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) recognised his contribution with the award for Australia’s Best Entrepreneurial Educator. In 2009, Marcus received further recognition from BHERT for sustained excellence in collaboration between universities and business.

As the inaugural Director of Business Innovation and Enterprise at the De Bono Institute in Melbourne, Marcus combined the powerful creativity tools of Edward de Bono with pragmatic innovation and enterprise strategies that he developed, implemented and measured in four countries.

Marcus is the co-author of five books. Many of the 1500 organisations that he was worked with in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia use these books as references for sustained growth.

Marcus have a Bachelor of Business (Monash University), a Master of Enterprise Innovation (Swinburne University of Technology) and a PhD (RMIT University) specialising in introducing and measuring innovation in large organisations.