Kevin Goodwin to Keynote for UW Bothell Business Grads

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 6, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  RPenny@uwb.edu


BOTHELL, Wash. – The Business Program at the University of Washington Bothell is pleased to announce SonoSite President and CEO Kevin Goodwin as keynote speaker for its business undergraduate celebration.

“Our program works closely with businesses in the region’s high tech corridor,” says Business Program Director Sandeep Krishnamurthy. “We are so pleased to have Kevin Goodwin speaking to our 2011 business graduates as they leave the university and begin their lives in the local and regional business community.”

Goodwin has led SonoSite since its spin-off from ATL Ultrasound in April 1998. He joined ATL in 1987 in sales and was promoted to vice president and general manager for ATL’s business in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Australia, and Canada (APLAC) in 1991. From 1997 until the spin-off, Goodwin was vice president and general manager of ATL Ultrasound’s Handheld Systems Business Group.

Goodwin holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Monmouth College of Illinois, with an emphasis on hospital management, and completed the Executive Program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

The Business Program at UW Bothell holds its business undergraduate celebration on Friday, June 10, 2011. More than 300 are expected to be in attendance at the event.

The University will hold its formal commencement exercises June 12 at the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning.For more information, visit www.uwb.edu.

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