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Keith Krach – Businessman, Former Diplomat & Nobel Peace Prize Nominee | Navigating Tech & Diplomacy

Keith Krach is a successful American businessman, philanthropist, and public servant known for his transformational leadership in various industries, including commerce, engineering, education, philanthropy, economic statecraft, and even the way people sign. He is the former Under Secretary of State and was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Krach is known for his work as the nation’s top economic diplomat, leading the development of the bipartisan Global Economic Security Strategy, creating the Clean Network Alliance of Democracies to combat the Chinese Communist Party’s plan to control 5G communications, onshoring the semiconductor supply chain to secure the U.S. supply, and championing human rights by mobilizing action against the CCP’s genocide in Xinjiang, among other accomplishments.

Before his public service career, Krach co-founded Ariba in 1996 and served as Chairman and CEO, creating the world’s largest B2B e-commerce network. He was also the CEO and Chairman of DocuSign from 2009 to 2019, leading its transformation from a 50-person startup to a public company and the global standard it is today. He is the former Chairman of the Purdue Board of Trustees, the co-founder and COO of mechanical design software leader Rasna Corporation, the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Benchmark Capital, the International President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and the 2000 Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year. He recently inaugurated the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue University, the premier U.S. think tank devoted to addressing emerging challenges such as artificial intelligence, hypersonics, quantum computing, and energy and climate innovations.

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/KeithJKrach
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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithkrach/
Website: https://keithkrach.com/

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