Mark is the founder of MEGA Book Marketing University, MEGA Speaking
Empire and MEGA Marketing Magic. Each of these annual conferences
speak to the specific needs of those who want to discover, create
and launch business empires.
A passionate philanthropist and humanitarian, Mark teaches the
principles of the four types of tithing: thinking, time, talent
and treasures. Favored charities are Horatio Alger Scholarships,
Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Operation Smile, OCEANA
, March of Dimes, Covenant House and Childhelp USA..
In the year 2000, The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished
Americans honored Mark with the prestigious Horatio Alger Award.
Each year, this association honors American leaders who personify
the virtues and principles inherent in the success stories written
by nineteenth century American author Horatio Alger, Jr. As an
award winner, Mark’s extraordinary life achievements stand
as a powerful example that the free enterprise system still offers
opportunity to all.
In 2004, Mark was inducted into the Sales & Marketing Executive
International’s Hall of Fame, receiving the Ambassador of
Free Enterprise award. He is also the recipient of the 2004 Visionary
Philanthropist for Youth Award by Covenant House of CA.
In 2000, Northwood University honored him as the Outstanding
Business Leader of the Year. In 2002, The University of Toledo
presented Mark with an Honorary PhD in Business Administration
and established the Mark Victor Hansen Entrepreneurial Excellence
Fund, which will help shape the minds of future business leaders
and assist in the development of the faculty who will teach them.
Mark presents 50-75 seminars each year, serves as chairman of
Mark Victor Hansen & Associates, Inc.,
Is co-founder and chief visionary officer of Chicken Soup for
the Soul Enterprises, Inc. and is the president of One Minute