Providing forward-thinking leadership for Washington’s innovation economy, Technology Alliance board members offer strategic direction and resources to support the organization’s work in education, research and entrepreneurship.


Rogers Weed 
Vice President, Product Management, Doosan GridTech


Carol Rava
Technology Alliance

Executive Committee Members:

Ed Lazowska
Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington

Dan'l Lewin
Corporate Vice President, Technology and Civic Engagement, Microsoft

Sean MacLeod
‎CEO, Founder, FenoLogica Biosciences Inc.

Liz Pearce
CEO, LiquidPlanner

Chris Rice

Ben Stephens

Cheryl Vedoe
CEO, Apex Learning Inc.

Members of the Board

Annette Becker
Partner, K&L Gates

Ana Mari Cauce
President, University of Washington

David Clarke
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Michelle Craig
Senior Director, Corporate Communications & Campaigns, Concur

Ewan Duncan
Director, McKinsey & Company

Brent Johnson
Audit Partner, KPMG

Troy Kaser
Managing Director of E-Commerce, Alaska Air

Christopher Keane
Vice President for Research, Professor of Physics,
Washington State University 

Ryan Kearny
CTO and EVP Product Development, F5

Merran Kubalak
Director of Global Tech Services, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Matt Medlin
Shareholder, Clark Nuber

Chris Payne
Director of Airplane Systems, Boeing

Joe Piper
Managing Director, Point B Capital

Tim Porter
Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group

Ned Sander
Principal, AHT Insurance

Kirk Schulz
President, Washington State University

Michael Schutzler
CEO, Washington Technology Industry Association

Dan Smith
Office Managing Partner, EY

Marty Smith
Director, MetaJure, Inc. [Chair, 2006-2009]

Jonathan Sposato
Chairman, GeekWire

Eileen Sullivan
Senior Manager, US State Public Policy, Amazon

Matthew Trunnell
CIO & Vice President of Center IT, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Richard Wang
CEO, Coding Dojo

John Wecker
President & CEO, Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute

Eric Young
Vice President, Engineering, Google

Emeritus Board

Tom Alberg
Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group [Chair 2004-2006]

Steve Davis
President & CEO, PATH [Chair, 2002-2004]

Ed Fritzky
Former Chairman, CEO & President, Immunex Corporation [Chair, 1999-2002]

William H. Gates, Sr.
Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation [Chair, 1996-1999]