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Mark GermanDirector of Education Strategy and Initiatives

Mark German is the Director of Education Strategy and Initiatives, directing the development and implementation of a diverse and international multimedia educational strategy, in both live and digital contexts, from content and partnership building to community engagement initiatives.

Formerly supporting initiatives for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, E-Line Media, Intel Education, Teaching Channel, XPRIZE, 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 10 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.

Executive Leadership

President, World Science Foundation
Co-founder and CEO, World Science Festival
Co-founder, World Science Festival; Chairman, World Science Foundation


Associate Booking Producer
Multimedia Production Coordinator
Finance Manager
Education and Volunteer Associate
Associate Director, Education and Outdoor Programming
Director of Education Strategy and Initiatives
Chief Financial Officer
Director, Live Events
Associate Design Director
Marketing & Communications Director
Lead Assistant Editor
Senior Manager, Media