Seattle Growth Podcast Live: Episode 12

SGP LiveIn a special live episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast, recorded October 17 at Impact Hub Seattle, host Jeff Shulman moderates a conversation among three local leaders on the effects of Seattle’s dramatic economic and population boom.

Shulman’s guests include:

John Connors – managing partner at the Seattle venture capital firm Ignition Partners and former CFO of Microsoft.
Maggie Walker – Seattle civic leader and philanthropist known for her work with Social Venture Partners, Washington Women’s Foundation, Global Partnerships, Audubon Society, and the University of Washington, to name a few.
John Creighton – longtime commissioner of the Port of Seattle who also practices business law and public policy.

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The Seattle Growth Podcast is a 13-episode exploration of this booming city’s ongoing transformation. A new episode premieres each Monday. Prior episodes have considered Seattle’s tech boom, the challenges of buying a home and renting, homelessness, the city’s character and culture, efforts to build density, emergency services, healthcare, schools, transportation and public utilities. A special episode investigates a proposed city ordinance that would allow homeless encampments on public lands such as parks. The final episode considers visions for the future, featuring an in-depth conversation with Mayor Ed Murray.

The series is hosted and produced by Jeff Shulman, an associate professor of marketing and the Marion B. Ingersoll Professor at the UW Foster School of Business.

Seattle Growth Podcast Live was presented by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the UW Foster School of Business.