UW Bothell Business Program Announces Summer Lineup of Speakers


July 15, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Business Program at the University of Washington Bothell welcomes a diverse collection of business leaders this summer as part of its guest speaker lineup. The speakers will address undergraduate students at the Bothell campus and MBA students at the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue.

“The curriculum at UW Bothell is designed, in part, to provide meaningful opportunities for our students to engage with successful entrepreneurs and businesspeople,” says Business Program Director, Sandeep Krishnamurthy. “These private- and public-sector volunteers bring real-world richness to the students’ educational experience.” 

Guest speakers for the Business Program Summer quarter program include:

Ron Armstrong, President of Paccar
Linda Bernardi , Founder & CEO StraTerra Partners
Scott Bright, CEO, Synapse Product Development
Jim Donald, former CEO, Starbucks
Elon Gasper, Director, Advisory Board Corum Group Ltd.
Alex St. John, CTO and President, hi5 Networks, Inc.

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.