Mark Barnekow

  • Executive Director

As Executive Director of the University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong, Mark is the primary liaison to the University of Chicago and Chicago Booth for all aspects of the University of Chicago Campus in Hong Kong.  He coordinates with the University of Chicago and Centers in Beijing and Delhi to drive overall strategy for the Asia Pacific Region.  

Mark has over two decades of global executive leadership experience. Prior to his current role, he spent twenty years as the CEO of technology companies in Silicon Valley and is a recipient of the San Francisco Business Times “Most Admired CEO” award.  

Mark is an active alumnus of the University of Chicago having earned his MBA with honors in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  He is a frequent speaker on topics including innovation, leadership, the future of education in Asia and ESG for start-ups.  Mark  serves on two artist foundation boards including in the capacity as President of the Joseph Glasco Charitable Foundation.