Zev Siegl

Starbucks Co-Founder and Global Keynote Speaker

Global Keynote Speaker
Co-Founder of Starbucks Coffee

Mr. Siegl's passion for enabling new ventures managers to make good decisions is clear throughout his presentation "Right From The Start --- the global toolkit for new venture survival." This engaging keynote includes images and stories about Starbucks' surprising first decade, stories chosen specifically to prepare audiences for the challenging hurdles that new ventures almost always encounter. Energize your next conference!

For corporate audiences, Mr. Siegl’s keynote "Set Your Compass on Purpose" focuses on organizational mission as a success enabler, as revealed by the amazing evolution of Starbucks mission over the past 45 years and the vital contribution made in recent years by Starbucks' corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Zev Siegl has developed six start-ups, including Starbucks Coffee and has served as consultant to the owners of 200+ new ventures and early-stage SMEs.

In recent years, Mr Siegl has presented to audiences at major events in Russia, Kuwait, The United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Africa and, closer to his US base in Seattle, venues in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Washington.

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Quick Facts PDF - one page printable summary

 

Video Clip of Zev at Prudential-Asia, Hong Kong, April 2015

Testimonial

"At our youth symposium in Kuwait City, November 2013, Zev Siegl energized 1,000 people in their 20s and 30s. The Starbucks stories helped them connect with his major points. The PowerPoint was first-rate on our giant screen. The audience feedback was very positive."

— A. al-Ebrahim, www.tmkeenkw.com