Co-founder of one of the most successful businesses in the world, Starbucks, Zev Siegl knows what it takes to develop a successful business from scratch. Offering invaluable advice and knowledge to every speaking event he features at, Zev will give you the key to success, whilst inspiring individuals to be more innovative and determined to succeed in a highly competitive industry.
Establishing Starbucks Coffee Company in 1971 with Jerry Baldwin and Gordon Bowker, Zev served as the first vice president and director of the company, expanding the company to six Seattle-area stores and a wholesale business before the end of the decade. As a result of his work, Zev helped to propel the success of the company dominating the gourmet coffee trade in Seattle.
In 1981, Zev stepped down from his role at Starbucks and began growing his passion for building up start-up businesses. Thus, he went on to found several small businesses, including Quartermaine Coffee Roasters.
Zev is an experienced speaker that has appeared at corporate events, conferences and summits all around the world. He has provided insight and advice to entrepreneurs, small business owners, business advisers and executives across an array of industries. Not only that, but Zev is passionate about encouraging young entrepreneurs and business people to achieve and grow their skills through his inspiring presentations. Thus, he makes a great motivational and business management speaker that has tried and tested tips and tricks that he has learnt from developing six start-up business.