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Steve Sliwa

Steve Sliwa

Dr. Steve Sliwa, Business and higher education leader

 Portland, OR; Seattle, WA

Serves through June 30, 2018
Board of Trustees Vice Chair
Finance and Facilities Committee Chair

Dr. Steve Sliwa is a Founder and CEO of Seeq (a software company for industrial process data). Prior to this, Dr. Sliwa was CEO of drone developer, Insitu, Inc., from 2002 through early 2011. During that time Insitu grew from 4 employees to 800+ employees and $450M in revenue and was ultimately sold to Boeing.

Prior to Insitu, he had a varied career that included serving as research manager at NASA, founder of an educational software company, VP of Product Development for a public Silicon Valley engineering-software company, and President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Sliwa was Embry-Riddle’s third president, from 1991 to 1998, the youngest university president in the United States at that time.

Dr. Sliwa has been active as a board member for charitable activities and recently served on the boards of Mid-Columbia Economic Development District and the Gorge Technology Alliance.