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Mark German

Director of Operations, Rise

Mark German is the Director of Operations for the Rise program. In this role, Mark is responsible for all organizational operations, including finance, IT, HR, contract management, programmatic performance management, organizational design, partnership development, and communications.

Formerly supporting initiatives for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, E-Line Media, Intel Education, XPRIZE, World Science Festival, and other organizations, Mark has led the development of over 200 products and a dozen large-scale programs that have enhanced the lives of more than 12 million students and educators in 75 countries.

Mark has a Master of Arts in Communications Management from the University of Southern California, a Master of Arts in Teaching from National College of Education, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University.