At FliP U, we are passionate about bringing you fun, useful, evidence-based courses that fuel collaboration, enhance creativity, and develop today’s essential workplace capabilities: Followership, leadership, innovation and Partnerships. Our cutting-edge courses are social, engaging, interactive, and original - taught by the experts in their field. It’s the next threshold in online micro-learning
The FliP University Team:
Samantha Hurwitz, CPA CMA, is Chief Encouragement Officer and co-founder of FliP U and FliPskills, a people development consultancy that for over 10 years has worked to advance the 'big four FliP/skills through R&D, and giving talks and workshops around the globe. She is a leadership and followership coach, consultant, trainer, speaker and writer with many years of corporate, executive and entrepreneurial experience in Accounting, Finance, Operations, IT and HR. Sam also co-authored the book, Leadership Is Half The Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership, and Innovation. She enjoys helping people have those “aha” and “ahhh” moments.
Dr. Marc Hurwitz is Chief Insight Officer and co-founder of FliP U and FliPskills. Marc holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience, an MBA, and Masters degrees in Math and Physics. He's on the Engineering faculty at the University of Waterloo. His research interest is interpersonal collaboration and followership. Marc also co-authored the book, Leadership Is Half The Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership, and Innovation. Not a wooly-headed academic, Marc is a community theatre actor and a pinball wizard.
Ginny Santos, Chief Course Creator and Curator and co-founder of FliP U. She is a lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University and an organizational trainer and consultant specializing in Creative Problem Solving and collaboration. She holds an M.Sc. in Creativity and Innovation which she applies in every facet of her work as well as in her parenting, her relationships, and as a soccer coach.
Kym Burchell, Art Director FliP U. Kym breathes life and personality into our stories by adding animation, music, brand and all kinds of creative flare and flourishes. Essentially, she makes us look and sound good!
Alvaro Giron, Videographer FliP U. Alvaro captures us crisply, confidently, and comfortably on film.