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Leaders to Legends Breakfast Series with Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Marketing, Microsoft
Leaders to Legends Breakfast Series with Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Marketing, Microsoft
WhenWednesday, Apr 4, 2018, 7:15 – 9 a.m.
Campus locationDempsey Hall (DEM)
Campus roomAnthony's Forum (3rd floor)
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsPlease contact Corinne Goellnitz​ at 206-221-5749 to address any questions.

At the UW Foster School of Business, we teach and practice leadership every day. Alumni, students, faculty and the greater Foster community have access to local, regional, and world-renowned leaders who shape the way we do business. The Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series spotlights leaders from various industries.

As CVP of Marketing for Windows and Devices, Yusuf Mehdi defines the vision and oversees go-to-market strategy & execution for the Windows platform including Education and AI, devices such as Surface, Xbox, HoloLens, as well as games and entertainment titles from Microsoft Studios. Mehdi leads product marketing, market and business intelligence, advertising, brand and relationship marketing for the global business.

Previously, Mehdi spent 10 years in Microsoft’s Online Services Division where he held a variety of roles including overall P&L ownership for the division, engineering for search, portal and advertising platforms, product marketing, advertising sales, media programming, and strategic partnerships.

Mehdi began his career at Microsoft in 1992, playing key roles in the launch and marketing of Microsoft Windows, including the notable releases of Windows 3.1 and Windows 95.

A native of Washington State, Mehdi earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Washington. He lives in Washington with his wife and three children.

Event Details
A continental breakfast will be available from 7:15–8:00 a.m. The session will start at 8:10 a.m. followed by a Q&A Session. The cost of attendance is $10 payable by check, cash, or credit card. UW faculty, staff, and students receive free admission.

For information on parking, please contact Corinne Goellnitz at 206-221-5749.

To reach Anthony’s Forum, please enter PACCAR Hall at the north entrance directly across from the N5 parking lot. Walk through PACCAR Hall, turning left into Dempsey Hall, and you will arrive at Anthony's Forum.

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Alumni and public registration
UW faculty, staff, and student registration

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