Institute Faculty

Mark Leuba

Mark Leuba

Vice President, Product Management, IMS Global

Mark Leuba is Vice President for IMS Global Learning Consortium, the non-profit organization dedicated to lifelong learning enabled through open standards. IMS’s 700+ member organizations work together under transparent governance to develop and publish open standards which connect learners and workers with opportunity. As a learning-technology executive and strategist, Mark is passionate about competency-based education (CBE) and its potential to improve learning outcomes and lives. Since 2015 at IMS, Mark has worked with leading education, workforce and technology innovators to adopt IMS open standards such as Open Badges, the Comprehensive Learner Record Standard (CLR Standard) for learning and employment records and CASE, the Competency and Academic Standards Exchange. Prior to joining IMS, Mark was Chief Information Officer for American Public University System (APUS), CTO for Moodlerooms and managing partner for Pathway Technology Partners, an education technology consultancy. Mark received his B.A. in Business Administration/Finance from the University of Baltimore.

Areas of Expertise

  • Creating a learner-centered experience with technology
  • Data integration and interoperability
  • Digital credentials and microcredentials
  • Strategies and initiatives to connect education and industry