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Lusine Yeghiazaryan Appointed AUAC Trustee

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YEREVAN, Armenia — The American University of Armenia (AUA) is pleased to announce that Vice President of Finance, Chief Audit Executive (CAE) at GoPro, Inc., Lusine Yeghiazaryan, was appointed as AUA Corporation Trustee by the Board of Trustees for a four-year term ending in November 2024.

 Yeghiazaryan is a successful financial executive with over 20 years of experience in the high-tech and medical technology industries. Throughout her career, she has been critical to the growth and success of various companies in both consulting and in-house operational roles. She spent ten years in management advisory roles at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, a global management consulting company. Yeghiazaryan then joined GoPro, Inc., where she was integral to the company as the Senior Director of Internal Audit, Risk, and Internal Controls, later becoming Vice President and Chief Audit Executive. GoPro, Inc. is a world-renowned technology company that manufactures action cameras and develops its own mobile apps and video-editing software. In 2019, Yeghiazaryan joined the Board of Directors of SADA Systems, which was Google Cloud’s Global Partner of the Year in 2018 and 2019.

Lusine holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and is currently an advisor at Berkeley SkyDeck, one of the largest global startup accelerators and incubator programs. She focuses on the needs and opportunities of startups originating from Armenia and the broader Eastern European region. 

As a successful professional who is committed to enabling opportunities for other women and girls, Yeghiazaryan serves on the Board of Armenian International Women Association (AIWA) non-profit organization and moderated AUA’s “Yes, Armenian Women Can” Los Angeles fundraising event in December 2019. She was also a speaker at the WCIT-19 IT Congress in Armenia and coordinated the invitations of over 30 WCIT international speakers and guests for an AUA visit and tour.

As a passionate supporter of AUA’s vision and mission in Armenia for over 27 years, Yeghiazaryan will focus on development strategy, provide industry insights, offer her extensive network, aid the Open Centers of Excellence, and explore regional collaboration opportunities.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia, affiliated with the University of California and accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission in the United States. AUA provides local and international students with Western-style education through top-quality undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, promotes research and innovation, encourages civic engagement and community service, and fosters democratic values.

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