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Howard Schultz

Former Starbucks Chairman & CEO
Howard Schultz is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company, which grew from 11 to more than 28,000 stores under his leadership and was ranked fifth on Fortune’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” in 2018. He has authored four books, including Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time; Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul; For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice; and most recently From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America, scheduled to hit bookstores in February 2019. Committed to strengthening communities and building a nation that lives up to its promise, Schultz co-leads the Schultz Family Foundation.