Executive Q&A: Seller in Chief

“Last March, Brad asked me if I would be CEO of a new entity called Challenge Seattle. It’s made up of CEOs of 17 organizations including Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

March 2016

“Former Governor Gregoire is CEO of Challenge Seattle and promises this is not just about pushing people out of their cars.”

Challenge Seattle Wants to Create Smart Cars and Smart Highways

March 14, 2016

“The group, led by former governor Christine Gregoire, says it aims to tackle some of the region’s toughest challenges through a new innovative partnership.”

Top CEOs Come Together to Tackle Puget Sound Traffic

March 14, 2016

“Through a group called Challenge Seattle, former Gov. Chris GregoireMicrosoft President Brad Smith, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff and other top executives on Monday unveiled a plan to tackle the region’s mounting traffic congestion.”

Seattle Area’s Top Business Leaders Unveil Plan to Improve Traffic

March 14, 2016

“CEOs unite to tackle thorny education, transportation and talent-pipeline issues. Challenge Seattle is led by former Gov. Christine Gregoire.”

Business Dream Team Takes on Seattle

March 11, 2016

“INNOVATION happens in different ways in different parts of the country and around the world.”

For Some Top Nonprofits, Changing the World Begins in Seattle

March 11, 2016

“SEATTLE has a new Legion of Boom that could carry the day for the region’s economy and quality of life.”

A Worthy Challenge From Microsoft, Amazon and Boeing Can Break Several Logjams

March 11, 2016

“Microsoft, co-founded by Mr. Gates and Paul G. Allen, put Seattle on the map as a tech-rich city before the boom of dot-coms.”

For Some Top Nonprofits, Changing the World Begins in Seattle

April 8, 2016.

“Seattle was number 46 on the list.”

Want To Know Where To Live? These Cities Are Best For Quality Of Life

February 25, 2016

“The Emerald City really is the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest.”

15 Reasons Why You Should Move to Seattle Immediately

January 26, 2016

“Seattle is the number 10 metro city with the highest levels of venture-capital investment worldwide.”

The Global Cities Where Tech Venture Capital Is Concentrated

September 25, 2015

“Seattle’s vibrant [nightlife] and walkable conveniences help make 20- and 30-somethings feel right at home.”

Best Cities for Millennials

September 25, 2015