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Andy Jassy, Ceo, Amazon Web Services And Adriane Brown, President & Coo, Intellectual Ventures To Speak At Pacific Science Center’s Annual Fundraising Event

by | Mar 21, 2017

14th Annual Foundations of Science Breakfast: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators on May 17 at Marriott Waterfront

SEATTLE, WA (March 16, 2017) – Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services, Business Leader, Innovator and Adriane Brown, President and COO, Intellectual Ventures, Recognized Business Leader, Influencer, Mentor will join Pacific Science Center to keynote the 14th Annual Foundations of Science Breakfast— a morning of inspiring tomorrow’s innovators throughout Washington state.

Imagine that in our lifetime, the next generation of inventors and innovators cure cancer, reverse climate change, end hunger, push the limits of time and space, and discover new frontiers. What else would be possible when we ignite curiosity in tomorrow’s innovators by fueling a passion for experimentation, discovery, and critical thinking through hands-on experiences today?

On May 17, Pacific Science Center will bring together leading Northwest business, civic, and philanthropic leaders, entrepreneurs and educators to celebrate these possibilities.

Registration and networking begin at 7 a.m. and the program will run from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Marriott Waterfront, Seattle.

To register, please visit If you are interested in sponsorship levels for this event, please email

Limited press passes are available on a first-request, first-served basis. Please contact Katelyn Del Buco at or (206) 269-5728 to inquire.

A not-for-profit institution, Pacific Science Center greatly appreciates the support of our sponsors for the Foundations of Science Breakfast. Thanks to their generosity, every contribution made at the event will directly support igniting curiosity in every child and fueling a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. We are grateful for leadership support from our Dreamer sponsors, Intellectual Ventures, Battelle, and the newest member of the community, Kaiser Permanente. We welcome Kaiser Permanente and look forward to bringing science to life in the Northwest together.

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Pacific Science Center is an independent, not-for-profit institution in Seattle. The institution’s mission is to ignite curiosity in every child and to fuel a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Pacific Science Center’s award-winning, interactive programs reach more than 1.1 million people each year – in their communities, classrooms, and on the Seattle campus and at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center. Pacific Science Center began as the United States Science Pavilion during the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Millions came to explore the wonders of science during the World’s Fair and upon closing ceremonies, the Science Pavilion was given new life as the private not-for-profit Pacific Science Center, becoming the first U.S. museum founded as a science and technology center. On July 22, 2010 Pacific Science Center was declared a City of Seattle Landmark.