Haidn Foster is a Medical Student Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He previously researched novel cancer therapeutics and viral-mediated oncomodulation at the Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish Medical Center.

Prior to entering medical school, Haidn founded and ran SwayHub, an inbound marketing company with a portfolio of venture-funded high-tech startups from across the Pacific Northwest. Clients included the app developer Zumobi and the Gartner Magic Quadrant Visionary enterprise cloud services provider Tier 3 (now the Century Link Cloud Platform). SwayHub was a partner sponsor of the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network and Haidn served on the organization's Marketing Committee.

Haidn received bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the University of Washington as well as a bachelor's degree in science from Portland State University.