Former President of Starbucks Coffee, North America
Founding President of Starbucks International
Author, It’s Not About the Coffee
Howard Behar is a renowned business leader, author, speaker, and mentor who has influenced the lives of numerous men and women at all stages of their careers and at all levels and roles. Shaped by his experiences working in his parents Seattle market, schooled in operations and management in consumer-oriented retail business, and part of the leadership triumvirate that built the iconic Starbucks brand, Behar is the ultimate “servant leader” who is known for such memorable lessons as “The Person Who Sweeps the Floor Should Choose the Broom” and “Only the Truth Sounds Like the Truth.” This interactive and informative fireside chat will provide an entertaining and enlightening view of Behar’s leadership principals and philosophies and impart wisdom we can all use in our day-to-day lives.