Mark Fliegauf

Mark Fliegauf
Christian Klant


mark.fliegauf [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Visiting Researcher of the Research Group

Mark T. Fliegauf is Practitioner Fellow in Hybrid Work at WZB’s Globalization, Work & Production research group and an Executive Director at Think Productive WESA (West & South Asia).


Mark is reimagining work as Executive Director at Think Productive WESA (West & South Asia). Envisioning a world where everyone can excel with clarity, confidence and calm, he is training, consulting & coaching organizations how to be more focused, more productive and healthier at work. He has worked with clients in IT, aviation, biopharmaceuticals, logistics, manufacturing, consumer goods & the beyond profit sector including S&P 100 and DAX 30 corporations.

Prior to joining Think Productive, Mark co-founded On Purpose Berlin and lead remotely On Purpose’s offices in London, Paris and Berlin as interim CEO.

Mark read Political Science at the University of Munich, Tokyo and Harvard and was an academic visitor at Oxford’s Department of Economics. In recognition of his philanthropic leadership, he was awarded with carrying the Olympic torch at the 2012 Games in London.

Opinion pieces & essays

Mark T. Fliegauf 2023 Executive leaders are more exhausted than ever – and hybrid work could be the culprit. Gulf Business, April, 8-9.

Mark T. Fliegauf & Robert Scholz 2022 Mit diesen drei Strategien wird die berufliche Bildung fit für die Zukunft. [Three strategies to future-proof vocational education.] WirtschaftsWoche (online), 19.12.2022.

Mark T. Fliegauf 2022 Die Grenzen der Entgrenzung. Die Kehrseiten hybrider Arbeit werden deutlicher. [The boundless office’s boundaries. A (more) realistic view on hybrid work.] WZB-Mitteilungen, 178/Dezember 2022, 70-71.

Mark T. Fliegauf 2022 Zoom, Slack oder Teams können zu stark ablenken. Drei Regeln für Unternehmen zur Organisation hybrider Arbeit. [When Zoom, Slack or Teams rob our attention. Three rules for companies to manage hybid work.] Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), 16.