10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Session Name

Leading With Purpose: Hamdi Ulukaya's Journey as an Immigrant Entrepreneur
Speaker: Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO, Chobani


Founders who possess vision and determination, have the potential to not only grow great businesses, but also make a significant impact on the lives of their employees and communities.In this session, hear the remarkable story of an immigrant founder who from scratch built Chobani, a billion dollar business with a unique employee-first approach.

You’ll learn how Ulukaya’s passion for helping others led him to start the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a non-profit organization that works with major companies to hire and integrate refugees and how he plans to encourage other entrepreneurs to adopt his approach of using business as a force for positive change.This fireside chat will be valuable for anyone interested in social impact, refugee inclusion and advocacy, and for founders who want to learn how they can help create stronger and more vibrant communities.

Hamdi Ulukaya