Digital marketing with a global team- a conversation with Justin Calvo, CISB alum and CIBER advisory board member

Justin Calvo is the Global Director of Digital Marketing at Avanade, a global Microsoft technology integrator. He is a 2002 alumnus of the Foster School and the Certificate of International Business Studies (CISB) program, and is a member of the Global Business Center’s CIBER advisory board. Tell us about Avanade. How did you get your... Read More

Global Executive MBA highlights

Hear what GEMBA alums feel were the highlights and benefits of the UW Foster School of Business and why they chose to participate in the GEMBA program. Benefits of the UW Foster’s GEMBA program include: Earn an MBA degree in just one year Network with classmates from around the world Earn a degree from one... Read More

Real-world strategies for success

 In March, more than twenty Business & Economic Development Center (BEDC) undergraduate students temporarily pushed aside their group projects and studying for exams to think about career approaches following graduation while attending a BEDC-organized luncheon with Machine Perception Technology CEO, Ken Denman (MBA 1986), and Jawbone Chief of Staff, Andrew Lindsay. Designed as an informal,... Read More

More than a case competition

Guest post by Alex Brechner, GBCC Manager 2013 Another year, another competition. Not this year! It is the 15th anniversary of the Foster School’s premier global competition, the Global Business Case Competition (GBCC).  Don’t allow it to slip past without recognition, instead stop for a minute and consider the impact of this competition over the... Read More

$22,500 awarded to environmental/cleantech innovators

On April 4, twenty student teams from colleges and universities throughout the Pacific Northwest pitched their innovations at the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge. Now in its fifth year, the UW EIC challenges students to develop prototypes that solve today’s biggest environmental problems. Teams address today’s energy, urban agriculture, recycling, built environment and water-related problems with... Read More