Mike Kane

Professor and Dean, School of Business
MO 200
(859) 858-3511 ext. 2215

Dr. Kane’s driving passion is to see business people move from success to significance by using their education, skills, and life experiences to seek entrepreneurial opportunities that make a difference in the world.

Dr. Kane is a highly skilled international business executive, entrepreneur, and academician.  He has provided senior leadership in Fortune 200 multinational corporations, private technology businesses, non-profit humanitarian and Christian organizations, and University-based business schools.  His international operations and management experiences are truly worldwide, spanning Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East.

Dr. Kane’s international business expertise has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Business Week, The Economist, and other leading business publications around the world.  He is author of several books and his academic research has been published in leading journals.  Dr. Kane served a senior executive at Lexmark and Clark Equipment, and was President and CEO of an Israel-based telecommunication company.  He continues to provide counsel and guidance to many venture capital and startup technology companies.

Dr. Kane holds a B.A. from Wofford College, an MBA and Ph.D. in International Business from the University of South Carolina.  He also served as a Visiting Professor and Executive-In-Residence at Asbury Theological Seminary; and is Founder of a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of non-literate people in hard to reach parts of the world through the application of innovative technology.

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