Howard Schultz is an American businessman. He was the CEO of Starbucks in 1986–2000 and again in 2008–2017, as well as its executive chairman from 2017 to 2018.
Schultz wrote the book Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time with Dori Jones Yang in 1997. His second book Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul, co-written with Joanne Gordon, was published in 2011. His third book For Love of Country, co-written with Rajiv Chandrasekaran, was published in 2014.