Mr. Tilden holds an MBA from the University of Washington, and is a licensed CPA in the State of Washington. Prior to joining the University of Washington, Bothell in 2001 Mr. Tilden was the Chief Financial Officer of WRQ, Inc., a software company in Seattle, Washington. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tilden was Chief Financial Officer of Intermec Corporation and held various positions in the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche.
Mr. Tilden teaches various accounting courses in the Undergraduate and Masters programs in the University of Washington, Bothell School of Business. He was the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award for the Bothell campus.