2013 Kick Off Event: Report to the Community
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (PDT)
Join us for the first King County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event of 2013 on Tuesday, March 26th from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle (Details Below).
(Registration and Networking starts at 7:30 am; breakfast/program at 8:00 am)
REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
While you enjoy your breakfast, you will hear a report to the community from key stakeholders about the the challenges and opportunities ahead for us all in 2013. Our March meeting features our keynote speaker, Scott Oki.
Meet the Speaker
Scott Oki is the Founder and Chairman of Oki Developments, Inc. and is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, author and community activist. His personal mission statement is “to marry my passion for things entrepreneurial with things philanthropic in ways that encourage others to do the same.”
Oki Developments, Inc. is an investment company with diverse interests in real estate, golf course development and management, restaurants, and early to development stage information technology companies.
Prior to founding Oki Developments, Inc., Mr. Oki retired after 10 years with Microsoft Corporation where he served in a variety of executive positions. Mr. Oki founded the International Division and served as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service.
Mr. Oki earned an M.B.A. and a B.Sc. in accounting and information systems, graduating magna cum laude from the University of Colorado.
Mr. Oki serves on dozens of advisory boards and boards of directors for both for-profit and not-for-profit companies. He has founded or co-founded twenty non-profit organizations. In addition to his philanthropic activities through The Oki Foundation, he has taken leadership roles in many other organizations. He has served as Co-Chair of the United Way of King County Campaign Board and Co-Chair of the Million Dollar Roundtable, Founder and Chairman of the Japanese American Chamber of Commerce, Founder and past-Chairman of the Chief Seattle Council Boy Scout Scoutreach Foundation, Founder and Chairman of the Outrageous Learning Foundation, Founder and Chairman of Densho, and Founder and Chairman of the ParentsUnion.org. He is a Co-Founder of SeeYourImpact.org, Sounders for Kids, Seattle Parks Foundation, Executive Development Institute, America's Foundation for Chess, First Tee of Greater Seattle, Microsoft Alumni Foundation, Social Venture Partners, and Seattle Police Foundation. He is a past-President of the Board of Regents for the University of Washington and a past-Chair of the Children's Hospital Fondation. Mr. Oki has served on the national boards for United Way of America, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Japanese American National Museum, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation, Boy Scouts of America and the Microsoft Alumni Foundation. He currently serves on the National Boards for America's Foundation for Chess and the National Science Center.
Mr. Oki is married to Laurie and they have three children.
We welcome you to mix and mingle with key members of theSeattle-King County Latino community before and after the program.
Contact. Mike Sotelo, membershipservices@seattleKCHCC.com for sponsorship information.
Space is limited, so be sure to get your tickets today!
The King County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the advancement of the Hispanic business community through economic, political, and educational initiatives.
Goals: Economic development, prosperity, and community stewardship are the primary goals of and the vision that guides the chamber. We are committed to supporting programs that allow businesses to grow and thrive, encouraging government to fulfill its stewardship responsibilities, increasing partnerships with other organizations, and offering opportunities for businesses to support each other.
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