Mark Asher

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Mark Asher

Department: Board Member

Mark is a seasoned technology executive with over 20 years of experience in operational and advisory roles, as well as expertise in corporate strategy & development, business development, and financial planning.

In 2019 Mark decided to follow his passion for serving students in need by transitioning into non-profit work full-time after a long career in high technology.

Mark was most recently Adobe's Director of Corporate Strategy, where he was responsible for driving the long-term strategic direction at Adobe. In addition, they led projects on a variety of topics that had a direct impact on growth. Mark continues to be sought after as a thought leader on disruptive technology trends.

Prior to Adobe, Mark was a Principal Consultant and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led a variety of strategy cases/engagements in technology, consumer packaged goods, and retail.

Mark holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UC Berkeley and earned his MBA at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

In addition to his professional career, Mark serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Northern California, offering financial literacy to over 50,000 K-12 students throughout the Bay Area. Mark also serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Breakthrough Silicon Valley where middle school students with limited educational opportunities are prepared for rigorous college-preparatory high school programs and entry into four-year colleges.

From 2009 to 2015, Mark led the Junior Achievement volunteer effort at Simonds Elementary School. Mark served on uAspire's Board of Directors from 2016 to 2017 to help advance their mission of securing financial support for college-bound low-income high school seniors.

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