15 tech moments from 15 years ago

In 2001, the Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) program launched with a class of 43 students. One of our first students brought their own wireless router to class for all to enjoy! Now we are the MBA program for tech leaders and innovators, with a network of over 1000 students and alumni. Over the past 15 years, our curriculum and student experience have expanded... Read More

Positive connectors

For Tom and Jeff Lindquist, momentum and personal relations are the keys to success Tom Lindquist’s career started with a left turn. “I thought I was going to go into investment banking,” says Tom (BA 1982). “When I graduated from Foster, that was the hot career path.” Today, Tom is more than three decades into... Read More

Seattle Growth Podcast episode 6: Building density

Follow @ProfShulmanFollow Professor Jeff Shulman on Twitter for the latest Seattle Growth news. The sixth episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Jeff Shulman, explores the question: where should Seattle put the people who are moving into the city? City Council member Mike O’Brien (MBA 1997) (4:55) explains his plan... Read More

25 years of the UW Foster School Business Leadership Celebration

The Foster School marks a quarter century of welcoming world-renowned leaders and celebrating local luminaries at its annual Business Leadership Celebration Event Details Thursday, October 27, 2016 Sheraton Seattle Hotel 1400 Sixth Ave, Seattle Reception starts at 5:45pm Learn more Keynote Speaker: Margo Georgiadis President for the Americas, Google Board Member, McDonald’s The year was 1992.... Read More

Meet the student-led startups in the 2016 Jones + Foster Accelerator

Way back in 1983 the Harvard Business School succinctly defined entrepreneurship as “the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources….” This still rings true today, but the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship’s Jones + Foster Accelerator (J+FA) gives student-led startups both the opportunity and the resources to navigate the entrepreneurial process, taking them from student team... Read More