Starbuck’s Howard Schultz to Speak at IFT12
The Importance of Innovation
The Institute of Food Technologists has announced that Howard Schultz, president, chairman, and chief executive officer of Starbucks, will be the Keynote speaker at the 2012 Annual Meeting & Food Expo. Named Fortune magazine’s 2011 Businessperson of the Year, Schultz has taken an active role in focusing public discussion on the importance of job creation to spur growth in the economy through a partnership between Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network and the Create Jobs for the USA initiative. He will share insights on the importance of scientific innovation in creating thriving companies and communities, and filling the talent pipeline. Join us at the Keynote Session on June 26, from 8:30–10:15 a.m. to hear from IFT leaders, see what’s new at IFT, and be inspired by our keynote speaker, Howard Schultz, of Starbucks.
The Keynote Session is sponsored by CornNaturally.com.