February 2015

From this Issue

We asked executives to submit predictions for 2015. Here's what they said.

Phyllis Campbell, Chair, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pacific Northwest

Executive Vice President of Product Development & Chief Technology Officer, F5 Networks

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Outerwall

President & CEO, United Way of King County

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Cooperative Affairs, BECU

Executive Director, Plymouth Housing Group

Chief Financial Officer, Concur Technologies

Cofounder, President & CEO, Apptio Corporation

This is the third year for Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards. In that short time, the program has evolved into a signature event of the Seattle business community — an exhilarating celebration of thoughtful leadership and progressive management. 

Two years in, UniEnergy’s ‘big batteries’ have achieved commercial viability.

Time to ante up again to ensure that Boeing gets whatever it wants.

How Starbucks’ multipurpose Roastery and Tasting Room is invigorating the brand and courting new followers.

PicoBrew’s Zymatic taps into the cloud to make home brewing less arduous.

A flourishing sex industry challenges traditional notions of what’s illicit and whether it’s anybody’s business.

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre mounts its own version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel.'

Government Camp is no Whistler, B.C. — and it’s not trying to be.

Sound advice on ‘Bring Your Own Device’ to work.

Things we can do with a 1,000-foot-long cave.

The new president and CEO at Premera Blue Cross sees potential for growth in the fast-changing health care sector.

Restaurateur Ethan Stowell, the crown prince of Seattle culture, comes into his own.

There’s a lot to like about the Seattle behemoth’s customer service, but there’s also this nagging sense that it should be a better company.

Renewables propel Washington toward a cleaner energy future.

How to keep up with cyber risk when it’s exploding and morphing every second of every day.