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Ken Myer
Phone: 206-321-3736

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Ken Myer

Affiliate Instructor of Management and Organization


MBA University of Washington (1996)
MA University of Washington (1982)
BA University of Washington (1980)

Academic Expertise

technology commercialization

Positions Held

Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (2019 – 2021)
Interim Executive: Vivid Robotics, HydraMaster, Yapta, Data I/O, Gift Certificates.com, Service Intelligence
Washington Technology Industry Association – President & CEO
TeleSym – Senior Vice President
Interval Systems – Co-Founder
Active Voice – Executive Vice President
IBM – North America Industry Executive, Regional Manager, Pacific Northwest


Executive Coach – Microsoft, BECU, Phase Genomics, Lyssn, PetHub, MediaAMP, AnswerDash, Washington Alternative Medicine
Advisor – Phase Genomics, Lyssn, Washington State University, Transformative Med, ESNA Technologies, Geospiza, PowerTech

Honors and Awards

MS Entre Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018, 2021, 2022 - 2023
Seattle’s Most Influential People, Seattle Business Magazine, 2009
100 Best Companies to Work for, Seattle Business Magazine, 2010
Best Places to Work finalist, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2008

Courses Taught

BA 501 - Leading Teams and Organizations
MGMT 545 - Leading and Managing High Performance Organizations
SCM 503 - Leadership for Supply Chain Managers
ENTRE 575 - Entrepreneurial Leadership
ENTRE 541 - Technology Commercialization Practicum