Startup Grind hosts Jim Donald, Retired Starbucks CEO/President

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 1:00 – 3:15 AM UTC

The former CEO of Starbucks, Haggen Food & Pharmacy, and Extended Stay Hotels – where he is currently a senior advisor, Jim is a seasoned executive with a distinguished career in retail, he was named one of the “Top 25 CEOs in the World” by The Best Practice Institute and one of Business Travel News’ “25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives of 2013.”

About this event

Jim Donald earned a reputation for turning around financially ailing companies early in his career. Jim  joined Starbucks in 2002 as president of its North American division, and he later served as president and CEO from 2005–2008, while the company saw some of its most rapid global expansion. During this period, Starbucks experienced record financial performance and growth, attributable largely to its success in North America, as customers continued to embrace the Starbucks Experience.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
1:00 AM – 3:15 AM UTC


1:00 AMOpen networking
1:45 AMFireside Chat begins
3:00 AMChat ends