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Maria Karaivanova

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: N/A
Seattle, WA 98195

Maria Karaivanova

Affiliate Instructor of Management and Organization


MBA Harvard University (2009)
BSBA Saint Louis University (2003)

Academic Expertise

technology and innovation strategy
venture capital

Positions Held

Principal, Madrona Venture Group, 2017-Present
Board Member, Eclypsium Inc., 2018-Present
Senior Executive & Head of Business Development, Cloudfare Inc., 2012-2017
Intel Capital Investor, Intel Corporation, 2010-2012
Business Development & Licensing Manager, The Boeing Company, 2005-2007

Courses Taught

Pitching: Persuasion, PR, Public Speaking