Ken Myer is an interim executive and advisor to technology companies providing both strategic and hands-on assistance. For more than 25 years Ken has helped launch or turnaround companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 100.
Early in his career Ken quickly rose within IBM to take on leadership positions ranging from General Manager of the Pacific Northwest to National Industry Executive for the North America Computer Services Industry---a $500 million IBM business.
Ken enjoys the professional challenge of working in diverse industries and company sizes. He has co-founded a start-up, been a corporate officer and board member of a public company, and has run the Washington Technology Industry Associations --- one of the largest non-profit trade associations of its kind. He has been recognized as one of Seattle’s most influential business leaders and has twice been recognized for leading a “best company to work for”.
Ken holds an MBA and MA from the University of Washington and teaches Technology Commercialization, and Leadership of High Performance Organizations at the UW Foster School of Business. Ken currently serves on the boards of AnswerDash, ESNA Technologies, and Forterra.
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