Introducing Chris Haberle as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn that spark into reality.

Chris Haberle
Sr. Program Manager, Business Strategy
Microsoft

I mentor students for two reasons. First, there are countless people who have mentored me, so I am repaying that in a small way. Secondly, mentoring and teaching challenges me to get more crisp on a variety of topics.

As a mentor, I excel at…

Business models, Market segmentation, financial modeling, Enterprise focus

Don’t ask me about…

You can ask me anything

The one thing people should know about me is…

There are few things I love more than good BBQ. I will travel far and wide for a good plate of brisket.

My favorite entrepreneurial book, blog, podcast is…

Stratechery

When I have free time, I…

Spend time with my family, travel, run

I manage everyday stress by…

Running, playing pickup basketball, and reading fiction

If I’m going out to dinner, I’ll generally order…

If you’re serving tacos, I’m probably ordering tacos

As a kid, I was fascinated by…

Pro athletes

As an adult, I’m fascinated by…

Creators and builders

The person I admire most is…

Eliud Kipchoge

I describe myself as…

Curious, disciplined, quick, empathetic, thankful

My motto/tagline is…

Keep putting one foot in front of the other. It’s simple.