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)

 

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.