Start Center - Strategic Analysis, Research & Training Center

Darius Chen

Principal, Strategic Customer Engagements, Amazon

Darius Chen holds an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business. His experiences directing medical operations in Afghanistan and partnering with the Afghan National Security Forces delivering health services to villages in Kandahar province catalyzed his interest in global health and development.

Darius shared this sentiment regarding his time with START: "The START Center was the most rewarding part of my graduate school experience. It complimented my MBA coursework with the relevant application of skills to real, global challenges. I worked alongside some of the most competent and empathetic leaders in global health and development and cultivated deep relationships with colleagues that will last a lifetime. I am grateful for having learned and grown alongside an incredible cohort of START researchers, mentors and staff.

Darius currently works at Amazon Web Services as Principal, Strategic Customer Engagements.