Alexander B. Martin

Linkage Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach


Purposeful Leadership

​About Alexander:

Alexander B. Martin is a Linkage Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach. As a master experience designer, facilitator, consultant and executive coach, he has dedicated his life to provoking people to lead themselves, their teams and their organizations.

Alexander’s signature approach leverages deeply experiential methods to sustain and accelerate a call to leadership that drives business and team performance through human development. His professional life has been dedicated to a single focus: developing and equipping leaders to change the world. Harnessing cutting-edge behavioral science and adult development research, Alexander designs and facilitates experiences that connect individual leadership growth and skill development to the transformation of teams, organizations and industries.

Background & Experience:

Prior to joining Linkage, Alexander spent a decade as a Senior Faculty member at NOLS. He worked with diverse clients across the globe, both outdoors and in their workplaces to drive organizational change and value creation through leadership, learning and human development.

In his personal life, Alexander is a professional explorer, mountain athlete, and keynote speaker. Between 2009 and 2014, he circumnavigated the planet on a 27,000-mile journey by ski, foot, canoe and bicycle through 24 countries. He is a Fellow of the Explorers Club and the Royal Geographic Society, and was the 2011 Outside Magazine Adventurer of the Year. Alexander has led teams on five continents. In 2016, he was a TEDx speaker on the topic of “Cultivating a Love of Challenge.”

Education & Training:

Alexander holds a master’s degree (EdM) from Harvard University in leadership development & organizational behavior, and a BA in history from Bates College.

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