Alumni Council Member
Derek graduated from Cal Poly in 2014 with a degree in biology and minors in biotech and communications. While at Cal Poly he represented his college on the Board of Directors, and capped off his student government service as Chief of Staff for Jason Colombini. He enjoys working with student leaders and engaging with his fellow alumni. Derek now calls Seattle home, and has spent the past 6 years at Amazon in business development roles, including his most recent work on Buy with Prime, a new program that brings Prime to sites outside of Amazon. He enjoys rooting on the Mariners with his wife Sydney (Cal Poly class of 2014, biochemistry) and corgi Oliver, and finding the perfect ski line from the top of the mountain to the après-ski party.