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Christian Primack Metcalfe

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Christian Primack Metcalfe

Affiliate Instructor of Entrepreneurship


BAS University of Pennsylvania (1997)
BA University of Pennsylvania (1997)
MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1999)
MBA University of Washington (2015)

Academic Expertise

board of directors
business valuation
competitive strategy

Positions Held

President & Co-Founder, Korvata Inc.
Advisor, Sirqul, Inc.
VP of Product and Co-Founder, Versive (acquired by eSentire)
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Isilon Systems (acquired by Dell EMC)
Senior Analyst, Atlas Venture

Honors and Awards

Innovator of the Year, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2020
2015 MBA to Watch, Poets & Quants 2015
Grand Prize ($10,000), UW Environmental Innovation Challenge, 2014
Finalist, UW Business Plan Competition, 2014
MIT Media Lab Motorola Fellow, 1999

Courses Taught

ENTRE 443/543 Environmental Innovation Practicum
ENTRE 509 Foundations of Entrepreneurship
ENTRE 571 Sales Essentials for Entrepreneurs
TECHIN 530 Essentials of Entrepreneurship
TMMBA 553 Entrepreneurship