Howard Schultz

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Howard D. Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman and author who was the chairman and chief executive officer of Starbucks from 1986 to 2000, from 2008 to 2017, and interim CEO from 2022 to 2023. Schultz owned the Seattle SuperSonics basketball team from 2001 to 2006. Schultz began working at Starbucks in 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Schultz has received more than 5,504,225 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Howard Schultz is the 254th most popular businessperson (up from 369th in 2019), the 2,770th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,649th in 2019) and the 80th most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among businesspeople, Howard Schultz ranks 254 out of 847Before him are Eric Schmidt, Giulia Tofana, Dhirubhai Ambani, Félicien Kabuga, Francesco Baracca, and Dietmar Hopp. After him are Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Ramón Calderón, Georgios Sinas, Rex Tillerson, Horacio Pagani, and Charles Koch.

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Among people born in 1953, Howard Schultz ranks 114Before him are Periko Alonso, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Robert Davi, David Berkowitz, Riccardo Chailly, and Tito Jackson. After him are Stephen Paddock, Michael J. Sandel, Halid Bešlić, Massimo Troisi, Michael Bolton, and Huub Stevens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Schultz ranks 2,770 out of 20,380Before him are Karl Malone (1963), Melissa Gilbert (1964), Erich Segal (1937), Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834), Brian Weiss (1944), and Audre Lorde (1934). After him are Miley Cyrus (1992), Charles Robert Jenkins (1940), Robert Serber (1909), Robert Garrett (1875), Paul Reubens (1952), and Charles W. Fairbanks (1852).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Howard Schultz ranks 80Before him are Henry Flagler (1830), Kirk Kerkorian (1917), Edsel Ford (1893), David Packard (1912), John Warnock (1940), and Eric Schmidt (1955). After him are Rex Tillerson (1952), Charles Koch (1935), King C. Gillette (1855), Ivy Lee (1877), Bob Iger (1951), and Jack Welch (1935).