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Creationstep is owned and led by Bobby John and Mark Dowds. Bobby is based in Atlanta and Mark in Bay Area San Francisco. Both partners have a solid history in starting and developing companies and share a vision to create companies with meaning.

We are a family of consultants and a network of businesses that hope to RE:CREATE many aspects of business in ways that can empower people to contribute and shape the world in a positive manner.

Creationstep is comprised of an honest and caring group of professional consultants and coaches who are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs achieve their best and become renowned in their industry. We are trained in various disciplines of coaching, experienced in business, strategic in advice, and tactical in delivery. We work, learn and play together in the hope of modeling a team worth imitating.

Bobby John

Bobby John

bobby@creationstep.com

Bobby is a management consultant and serial entrepreneur. He has a passion for technology in business and operational efficiency, finding creative solutions to reduce complexity in how companies are run. He has an extensive track record of saving companies and projects that have spiraled out of control.

Mark Dowds

Mark Dowds

mark@creationstep.com

Mark is an instigator and disturber of the peace who plays well to the stereotype of his Irish heritage. He has a history of turning ideas into valuable companies and learned the basics of business by getting his hands dirty and taking risks. Mark has been a advisor and coach to many organizations, boards, and executives facing challenge and change including Royal Bank of Canada, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Rogers Communication, Amex, Youth Specialties, CIBC, and several funded start-ups. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Brainpark, Inc., a software company dedicated to making the workplace more collaborative, transparent, and efficient (Awarded as one of Canada�s Hottest 20 Innovative Companies and Winner of Red Herring Top 50 Companies) and is an active investor/contributor within the technology community in North America.

Mark has a background in Marketing and Psychology and is a certified trainer from the NLP University in Santa Cruz, California. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Ireland Fund of Canada and on the Board of Advisors for Worldblu. He grew up in Belfast, lived the last ten years in Canada and recently moved to reside in the Bay Area San Francisco in the pursuit of more sunshine and motocross.

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