Co-founder of Starbucks Coffee Company, Zev Siegl is an entrepreneur who has world wide recognition for his work in business. From supporting startups to championing new ideas in existing businesses, Zev Siegl is one of the foremost authorities on how to ensure a new venture is triumphant. Sharing his unrivalled insights and industry knowledge with others has motivated Zev Siegl to become a revered speaker on the circuit, able to help businesses next steps to global success.
In 1971, Zev Siegl became the co-founder of Starbucks Coffee Company, which would become a globally recognised coffee chain within only two decades. What began as a startup soon built a reputation for quality products and service, with Zev Siegl at the helm as vice president and director, steering the business to international acclaim. Zev Siegl was responsible for the retail operations and seeking development opportunities within the business, and remained there for a decade.
As a series entrepreneur, Zev Siegl has since been involved in a number of startup ventures. A chameleon of business, he has not only remained in the coffee industry by co-founding Quartermaine Coffee Roaster, but expanded to other areas like social media and food manufacturing. Proving his know-how is relevant across sectors, Zev Siegl has founded and invested in: McGill Corporation coffee grinding equipment, Peerless Pie food manufacturing and Socialbees Facebook consulting company.
Most recently, Zev Siegl has utilised his decades of industry experience as a business consultant and entrepreneur mentor. Responsible for the triumphant turn around of big businesses like Bedrock Industries, Zev Siegl has shown corporations how to use innovative ideas to create revenue opportunities and secure business longevity. Additionally he has provided invaluable advice as an award winning leader to over sixty businesses on a one to one level through The Small Business Development Center. With industry experience such as Zev Siegl, he has proven pivotal to businesses in their infancy right through to world wide corporations.
Since 2012, Zev Siegl has gained a reputation as a leading keynote speaker. Presenting thought-provoking presentations and interactive discussions across the globe from Hong Kong to South Africa, Zev Siegl is one of the most experienced business speakers available. Whether you require a talk on new venture survival or his popular discussion on ‘Set your compass on purpose’ for corporate audiences, Zev Siegl has presented to every capacity of audience and always leaves a long lasting impact.