Learning from Leaders at the Tech @ the Top Speaker Series: Gene Farrell

The fall 2017 Tech @ the Top series finished with a dynamite talk by Gene Farrell, Senior Vice President of Product at Smartsheet, a fast-growing enterprise startup with a powerful SaaS platform for organizations to plan, track, automate, and report on work.  Gene completed his 18-month Executive MBA degree from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School during his 24-year career at the... Read More


Guest post by Nouman Aijaz, a Foster senior studying Accounting and Information Systems. He studied abroad on the Foster Rome Accounting Program with which he received a GBC study abroad scholarship.  Being able to travel to Italy for a study abroad program was an amazing experience. I had a ton of amazing memories and made... Read More

Entrepreneurship Resource Nights: Risk and Opportunity

Each week you can read a recap of the previous Entrepreneurship Resource Night. This week, instructor John Zagula steps in for the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship’s Amy Sallin and recaps a class featuring Gary Rieschel, founding member of Qiming Venture Partners. If you have questions about the lecture series, or any of the Buerk Center’s student competitions, email Amy at asallin@uw.edu.... Read More

Foster ranked #1 in North America for management research productivity

The University of Washington Foster School of Business has the most productive management research faculty in North America, according to an annual ranking compiled by Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia. The annual “Management Department Productivity Ranking” tallies total contributions to the eight most influential scholarly journals in the discipline of management, and... Read More

IS, IT, and Community

This blog post was written by Foster student and YEOC Mentor Khatsini Simani. Photography by Mentor Mike Guevarra. Mentor Fethawit Musye speaks during mentor lecture YEOC kicked off the new year with a high-level introduction to Information Systems and Information Technology. This month’s session, which included a career fair, self-care panel, and a product design... Read More