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Foster Global Leadership Summit

In the global marketplace, great leaders are always in demand. But, what does leadership look like around the world, and what do all great leaders have in common? Join us in Taipei, Taiwan ROC on Friday, April 10, 2015 for the Foster Global Leadership Summit, an exclusive forum for executives to learn from—and network with—faculty experts on leadership as well as successful global leaders from Seattle and Taiwan.

 Event highlights

Jim JiambalvoLeading Transformation to Achieve Breakthrough Performance, a CEO panel discussion moderated by Dean James Jiambalvo. What strategies best increase market share and profitability?

Michael JohnsonLeading in a World of Cultural Differences by Professor Michael Johnson. How can global leaders most effectively influence people from various cultures?

Matthew O'DonnellLeading Innovation Past the Plateau by Professor Matthew O’Donnell. After organizations catch up in the development of products or services, how do they innovate to keep growing?

Featured panelists


Leslie KooLeslie Koo*
Chairman and CEO
Taiwan Cement Group

Rick TsaiRick Tsai
Chairman and CEO
Chunghwa Telecom

John T. YuJohn T. Yu
Chairman and CEO
CTCI Group

Yu-Lon ChiaoYu-Lon Chiao*
Walsin Lihwa

Richard ChangRichard Chang
President/Country Manager
Costco Taiwan

Scott GrimsbyScott Grimsby
Northeast Asia Sales Direcrtor
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

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Note: This event is by invitation only.

Jean Choy


If you have any questions, please contact Jean Choy, Associate Dean of Executive Education & International Initiatives, at [email protected].


About the Foster School of Business: Founded at the University of Washington in 1917 and named for entrepreneur and alumnus Michael G. Foster in 2007, the Foster School of Business consistently ranks among the top business schools in the world—including #1 in the Pacific Northwest across all undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Foster School serves more than 2,500 students, 50,000 alumni, and hundreds of leading companies that have helped UW Foster earn top three placement rankings among the nation’s best business schools.