In celebration of KINK FM’s 50th Anniversary, we present The Portland 50, a podcast series about the people who dreamt, built and championed the innovation, growth and uniqueness of Portland. Each episode is a narrative journey told by the founders, leaders and drivers behind some of Oregon’s best known companies, landmarks and industries.
In this week’s episode we feature Nelson Farris, Senior Director of Global HR Talent Development at Nike. Nelson has held about 20 different jobs during his Nike carrier that goes back to the 70’s. Nelson is Nike’s longest tenured employee and is also known as Nike’s Chief Storyteller.