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Mark Kaech is the Senior Director of Business Operations for Global Academic Initiatives at Arizona State University (ASU) . As a central coordinating unit for strategic university partnerships, the Office of Global Academic Initiatives builds global capacity and global agility for the university at large in order to increase access to quality education around the world.
Additionally, he continues to serve as a senior director of Global Launch, a unit of leaders in international training and English language education aiming to expand ASU's global impact and enhance learner's success through innovative academic and skills development programs.
Before serving in his current role, Mark served as a business analyst for Global Launch, and was responsible for developing the unit’s first CRM system, on Salesforce.com, helping lead the way for further use of the Salesforce platform at ASU. His leadership in the development of Salesforce for higher education provided him opportunities to speak at both Dreamforce and NAFSA.
Before joining ASU, Mr. Kaech supported numerous operational efforts at a Phoenix-based, multinational non-profit. During his time, he worked in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Thailand.
M.P.A. Public Administration (Nonprofit Administration), Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University
B.A. Intercultural Studies, Cook School of Intercultural Studies, Biola University