Eugene Onishi works with large enterprises in the greater Seattle area. He has worked for leading information technology companies for over 30 years, including over 25 years in the Seattle area, and the last nine with Microsoft. He has been a member of the Seattle MESA Advisory Board for over 15 years, and is a past board chairperson. He is acutely aware of both the great career opportunities available in the technology sector and the need for strong STEM education to open these opportunities to students. He continues to serve Seattle MESA because he knows MESA’s innovative, hands-on approach is a great way to deliver the education needed to prepare students for higher education in a STEM field.