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Sept. 15: Slalom CEO, cofounder to speak at Power Breakfast

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Brad-JacksonSEATTLE – Brad Jackson, CEO and cofounder of Slalom, will present “The Two Things That Will Change Your Life” as keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business.

The event will be 7:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel (http://seattle.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html) in Seattle.

The Power Breakfast is designed to inform, inspire and engage Seattle-area leaders on contemporary business issues. To attend, register at https://business.wsu.edu/powerbreakfast/ by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. Tickets cost $40.

Jackson has grown Slalom – an award-winning consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future – to over $700 million in revenue and nearly 4,000 employees. He is dedicated to making Slalom (https://www.slalom.com/work/customer-story/brooks-running-enterprise-data-warehouse) a multigenerational, multibillion-dollar, global company by helping its clients succeed.

His business philosophy is based on ensuring equity for Slalom employees who are inventing, building and running the firm. His leadership has earned the firm a consistent reputation as one of the best companies to work for. Slalom is one of Fortune’s 2016 100 Best Companies to Work for (http://fortune.com/best-companies/slalom-100/), Glassdoor’s 2016 Best Places to Work (https://www.glassdoor.com/Award/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm) and Consulting Magazine’s 2016 20 Best Workplaces for Consulting and Professional Services (http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/rankings/2016-best-workplaces-in-consulting-professional-services).

Jackson received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from WSU. He is a WSU Foundation trustee and member of the Carson College of Business National Board of Advisors Executive Committee.

About Slalom

Slalom is an award-winning consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology and analytics. Slalom is passionate about helping clients succeed, collaborating every step of the way to deliver game-changing results – together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, the company has organically grown to nearly 4,000 employees and has offices in 25 metropolitan cities, including London and Toronto. Learn more at http://www.slalom.com.

 

Contacts:
Sarah Druffel, WSU Carson College of Business, 509-335-4345, sarah.druffel@wsu.edu
Sue McMurray, WSU Carson College of Business, 509-335-7578, sue.mcmurray@wsu.edu

 

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