Victor Kuo, Ph.D., is the founder of VK Global Advising and leads projects in strategic planning, evaluation, and organizational development. He also holds the position of Director of Strategic Planning and Research at Seattle Colleges which serve 45,000 students and is the largest community college system in Washington State, USA. Previously, he was a senior consultant with FSG Social Impact Advisors, evaluation officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and research associate in Evaluation and Learning Services at the David & Lucile Packard Foundation. He has consulted on developing evaluation systems, evaluation plans, and data visualization tools, and has conducted evaluations of projects in early childhood education, K-12 education, post-secondary education, arts and culture, and civil society. Dr. Kuo served on the Board of Directors of the American Evaluation Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund and the Advisory Board of GreatNonprofits. He also travels to Greater China and was lead researcher for the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative. He earned his PhD from Stanford University, MA from Teachers College Columbia University, and BA from Pomona College.