About Us

Pace Productivity is an internationally known consulting firm, specializing in time study consulting and process improvement.

Mark Ellwood, president of Pace Productivity Inc, is  the leading expert on how people spend their time at work.

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Educated at McGill University, he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in 1978, specializing in Organizational Behavior. After working for ten years in product management at Procter & Gamble and Moore Business Forms, he began his own consulting practice in 1989. At that time, Mark invented the TimeCorder, a user-friendly device for tracking time spent on various activities. Clients use this user-friendly device to accurately measure their own results. The TimeCorder tracking system has been used by organizations in 31 countries around the globe.

Mark’s groundbreaking productivity research with the TimeCorder, his practical insights into life balance, and his keen eye on the impact of technology on work have generated international media attention on numerous occasions. He has also presented papers on his research at international time-use conferences.

In addition to his consulting practice, Mark also conducts practical seminars. He brings an entertaining and interactive style to his presentations.

Mark has written two books.  “A Complete Waste of Time” combines humorous anecdotes with practical tips and “Cut the Glut of E-Mail” shows readers how to communicate more effectively.

Mark Ellwood’s passionate mission is to improve people and processes through consulting and training.

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