"You were a true shining light at the show. In one way or another, you touched everyone, especially me."

Howard Behar presents keynotes and leads thought-provoking Q&As with large and small audiences across North American and around the world. Howard is committed to exchanging ideas and creating dialogue around the ways we lead ourselves and others in organizations today. He also addresses the role personal leadership plays in our individual lives. He speaks to corporate audiences, educational institutions, boards and governance groups, and nonprofit organizations seeking to challenge and inspire themselves.

For speaking engagement inquiries contact Kathy Lewis

Howard has presented at thousands of private and public events, averaging two dozen events annually since his retirement from Starbucks.  

Notable recent speaking engagements include:

CEO Summit, Lima Peru
Duncan Donuts
FARE Conference
Gordon Food Services
InterContinental Hotels Group
Jamba Juice
Mindful Business Conference
Mrs. Fields 
Nandos, Durbin, SA
Qdoba Grill
Opa! mezze grill  
22nd Quality Congress Turkey, Istanbul Turkey
Singapore Retail & Food Services
Tommy Bahamas
Vistage Worldwide (multiple events)
University of Washington (multiple events)