About Me
Kristina E Hudson

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  • 16 years of experience in business, cluster, and economic development

  • Created and developed a targeted program for interactive media cluster development which was the first of its kind in the nation
  • Identify and manage strategic relationships with industry leaders, venture capitalists, government, and non-profit organizations
  • Assessed and evaluated business opportunities for clients
  • Developed partnerships between local industry, schools, government, and non-profits to create opportunities for collaboration in marketing and business activities
  • Marketed the state of Washington to film and television industry and generated $113 million for the local economy in 5 years
  • Marketed King County and generated $92 million for the local economy in the first year
  • Created and managed the Start Up 101 workshop series which helps to educate new start up companies with topics such as business plans, legal and accounting, and financing fundamentals
  • Since the creation of the WIN program, Washington State's industry has grown from 36 to over 150 interactive media companies

 

 

 

 

AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2008:  International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Award for Best Economic Development Event
  • 2007:  IEDC Award for Best Technology-Based Economic Development Program
  • 2005:  Washington State’s Community Trade & Economic Development Leadership Award

Kristina Hudson
Seattle, Washington
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