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Former Mexico president Vicente Fox with Zillow co-founders Lloyd Frink (far left), Rich Barton (second from left) and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff (far right). Photo via Zillow.

Former Mexico president Vicente Fox paid a visit to Zillow’s offices earlier this week and the first thing he wanted to talk about was … the Seahawks.

Fox, who was invited to the Seattle online real estate company as part of its Zillow Speaker Series, touched on a wide range of topics with employees from migration, prohibition and relations between Mexico and the U.S.

But he started off by using the Super Bowl champions as an analogy for teamwork and success, noting that it isn’t always about big individual stars and how leadership is about “working all together for one purpose.”

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DoubleDown Interactive president Glenn Walcott (left), his wife Michelle and daughters Lauren and Amanda pose with former Mexico president Vicente Fox at Newport High School.

Fox, who was Mexico’s president from 2000 to 2006, also shared wisdom with 1,800 Newport High School students. DoubleDown Interactive president Glenn Walcott spent the past two months working with the school’s administration and PTA to organize the town hall Q&A between Fox and the teenagers.

“It was really cool,” Walcott said. “Not often you get to hear a (former) leader of another country speak with his opinions and perspective which are different than those of U.S. leaders, mostly on immigration reform and our federal drug policy.”

Fox’s primary purpose for his Seattle visit was an event with the local Young President’s Organization group, of which both Walcott and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff belong to.

Head here for more on Fox’s talk at Zillow and here for a chat with him following his visit to Newport.

Comments

  • Antonio Xt

    EL PEOR CRIMEN DE FOX NO FUE SU ESTUPIDO Y TIMORATO PERIODO PRESIDENCIAL!..

    Lo mas triste de todo es que con fox se acabo la esperanza de que mexico podria cambiar, resulto un atlas de papel, un idolo de barro, un gallo desplumado!, todo mexico (salvo la clase en el poder perdido) esperaba que fox marcará un parteaguas entre el mexico de siempre y el mexico que todos los mexicanos decentes quisiéramos ver surgir! utilizando su lenguaje resulto “una mariquita sin calzones”

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