Managing Partner of Spectacular at Work adds to talented board of advisors focused on innovation and thought leadership.

San Franciso, CA (April 18, 2023) — Mursion, the industry leader in scalable immersive capability building for workplace skills has announced the appointment of John Philbin, Ph.D., to its distinguished board of advisors.

The Mursion Advisory Board was established when the company was founded in 2014. During this time, the organization has invited industry leaders and innovators to advise Mursion on how its platform can be enhanced to take advantage of emerging technologies so that Mursion can provide more powerful experiential learning opportunities and talent insights for its clients. Advisors are selected based on their unique qualifications and expertise in behavioral psychology, artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science, and leadership development. Advisory board members are encouraged to challenge the company’s strategic thinking and to push Mursion to consider new technologies and research-based enhancements to its platform that drive positive behavior changes within its clients.

Philbin is the founder and managing partner of Spectacular at Work, a firm established on their depth of experience in talent management, executive coaching, and leadership assessment and development. Spectacular at Work’s business is helping its clients make people and culture a competitive advantage.

John and his team design people processes that ensure companies have a steady flow of future leaders that fit their organization’s strategy and culture. He and his partners coach executives on the skills necessary to enable their companies to execute current business objectives, while building a people-centered organizational culture for the future. He is passionate about advising CEOs and developing future business leaders around the world.

“We are honored that John has agreed to join our distinguished group of advisors,” said Mark Atkinson, CEO at Mursion. “John brings a unique and critically important perspective to Mursion.  He understands what it takes to develop a top-performing Fortune 500 CEO in today’s challenging environment. More importantly, he understands how to grow leaders into top-tier performers, who understand how to build highly effective teams within the enterprise. It is a privilege to be able to work with John.”

Mursion simulations provide business leaders with the data, coaching, and practice opportunities they need to build high-performing teams at work. Research shows that business leaders who develop teams that trust one another, coach and mentor their members effectively, and work collaboratively to solve problems, stay closer to their customers and innovate more efficiently. Mursion harnesses the best in technology and human interaction to develop effective leaders who can drive organizational transformation initiatives that produce positive business outcomes.

“I look forward to helping Mursion create opportunities for leaders to develop, practice, and embed stronger skills into routines, skills that lead to powerful and change,” said Philbin. “Mursion is giving organizations and their leaders the tools that help them compete and win.”

About Mursion

Powered by a blend of artificial intelligence and live human interaction, Mursion provides an immersive learning platform where professionals develop the skills they need to be effective at work. Mursion simulations are designed for the modern workforce. Drawing upon research in learning science and psychology, Mursion harnesses the best in technology and human interaction to deliver outcomes for both learners and organizations. Mursion was named one of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies in 2021 by the Financial Times and Inc and has received multiple awards for innovation, including in Learning Technology and Diversity & Inclusion Innovation. To learn more, visit

About Spectacular at Work

Spectacular at Work is a firm with deep expertise in leadership development, talent management, executive coaching, and organizational culture. The firm’s advisors and coaches have extensive experience across industries, especially healthcare, financial services and professional services. To learn more, visit

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