Marik has over 25 years of experience in corporate strategy and management consulting roles focused on insurance. He leads strategy and content development for clients across industries for Further as well as through his own firm, Bravitas Advisory. His specialties include delivering board-level strategies, launching corporate innovation functions, and coaching startups on how to pitch. Marik speaks on macro trends and disruption at conferences; his industry perspectives have been published by A.M. Best, Insurance Journal, Digital Insurance, Information Week, MSN Money, and others.
Prior to Bravitas, Marik served as VP of Strategy & Partnerships at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer. He also served as interim Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer to launch the new innovation division, merging it with the strategy team he built, adding corporate development and venture investing. Before joining CSAA, Marik was an advisory partner at PwC and Diamond Technology Partners, serving top U.S. and global P&C and Life insurers since 2000.
Marik holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BS in Political Science from Santa Clara University.
Marik’s family loves to travel. Marik has been to 30 countries and 34 U.S. states, constantly trying to balance more countries with more states.