When: 08/17/2018, 5:30 pm
The East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series continues with “Building a Better Company,” with Howard Schultz, Chairman Emeritus of Starbucks.
The long-time former chairman and CEO of Starbucks rose from humble beginnings in Brooklyn public housing to growing Starbucks into an $84 billion business — revolutionizing the coffee industry along the way. His leadership at Starbucks was marked by a sense of social justice and strengthening communities through human connection and social innovation.
Interviewer Andrew Ross Sorkin is a New York Times financial columnist, co-anchor of CNBC’s “The Squawk Box,” and author of the best selling book, Too Big to Fail. A complimentary wine reception will precede the program, beginning at 5:30 PM. Due to limited seating and the popularity of this speaker, attendees should plan to arrive by 5:45 PM.