Silicon Valley Bank
Region: Pacific Northwest
Phone: (206) 342-7688
Geir Hansen is a Senior Relationship Manager and Co-Manager of Silicon Valley Bank’s Seattle office, with a specific focus on serving emerging technology companies.
Hansen has been a commercial banker since 1993 and joined Silicon Valley Bank in 1996. Prior to his banking career, he spent five years as a securities analyst with a Seattle-based investment firm.
Hansen currently serves on the board of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network. He is also a member of NWEN’s First Look Forum, Breakfast Buzz, and Board Development committees. He serves on the Alliance of Angel’s Screening Committee and is the President of the Board of Trustees for Hamlin Robinson School, a school focused on the unique needs of students with dyslexia and other reading disorders.
Hansen has in the past volunteered his time as Secretary of the Northwest Chapter of The MIT Enterprise Forum and Vice Chair of the chapter’s MIT Venture Lab.
Hansen earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.