Why is Seattle’s tech sector booming? What challenges does Seattle’s growth create for business leaders? To find out, listen to:

Rob Johnson; Seattle City Council (1:25)
Parker Ferguson; Partner at Flinn Ferguson (2:30)
Chris Devore; Techstars, Founders’ Co-Op, Seattle’s Economic Development Commission (3:20)
Sunil Gowda; Founder of Garmentory (25:35)
Vinayak Hegde; Chief Marketing Officer at Groupon (36:15)

 

A 13 episode in-depth look at how Seattle’s economic and population growth affects real people, businesses, and city leaders. Almost 100 interviews were conducted by University of Washington professor Jeff Shulman for this podcast.

Hear varying perspectives on economic and population growth in this introduction to the Seattle Growth Podcast – a 13 episode serial covering the rise of Seattle’s tech sector, housing affordability, homelessness, schools, transportation and more. In this episode: City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, Seattle lawyer Craig Sherman, Groupon CMO Vinayak Hegde, Walter Hudson, and Ty Sanders.