Research Leadership

Adriana Kuiper

Executive Director and Chief of Staff, ASU Knowledge Enterprise

Adriana Kuiper is executive director and chief-of-staff for the executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise. In this role, she oversees all internal office operations and executes high-profile, complex projects on behalf of the EVP. She also oversees the Operations Project Management Office, a team of project managers dedicated to the successful implementation of operations projects;  the Global Operations office, which assists with the execution of international research projects; Quality and Continuous Improvement, which is responsible for quality protocols and ISO 9000 certification maintenance; and Knowledge Enterprise Analytics, which maintains and produces reports pertaining to ASU's research enterprise.

Kuiper has served as president of ASU's Project Management Network and has served on the board since its inception. She holds a bachelor of science in biology and Master’s degree in business administration from Arizona State University. She also an accredited Project Management Professional (PMP) and is an active member of PMI, NACUBO and NCURA.