Startup Grind hosts Jim Donald, Retired Starbucks CEO/President

Nov 2, 2017, 1:00 – 3:15 AM

Galvanize, 111 so. jackson st, Seattle, 98104

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.”

In-person event

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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  • Ron Donald


    Retired CEO



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


Open networking
Fireside Chat begins
Chat ends


  • Robert Green

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Shawn McGaff


    Co Director

  • Eduardo Altamirano

    Assistant to the Director

  • Julie Zhu


  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap inc


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