Issue

February 2016

Cover Story

The fourth installment of Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards celebrated 14 remarkable business leaders at a gala on January 28 in Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic Hotel. As with our past honorees, this group embodies the traits of exceptional leadership and thoughtful management our judges look for each year.

From this Issue

Microbrewing isn’t just a beer thing; try these small-batch coffees.

That's right. You can actually stop in for a drink.

Envelop VR is pushing into new tech worlds.

Go ahead and laugh, but companies that don’t try out all those crazy ideas are, well, crazy.

Sarah Bird’s background isn’t in tech, but she is determined to make Moz the next high flier.

Danaher Corporation’s spinoff, Fortive, creates a Fortune 500-size business headquartered in Everett.

The fourth installment of Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards celebrated 14 remarkable business leaders at a gala on January 28 in Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic Hotel. As with our past honorees, this group embodies the traits of exceptional leadership and thoughtful management our judges look for each year.

Fremont’s Groundspeak commands the center of geocaching’s ever-expanding universe.

Tying in to 'Star Wars' is the clever approach.

Dow Constantine runs an enterprise with a $9 billion biennial budget that fuels the economic engine of Washington state.

Without more middle-income jobs, Seattle faces a tough climb.

Thinking of investing in a startup? Make sure your own house is in order first.

The missing wealth in family businesses.