Jake Werbeck

Vice President, Global Planning & New Product Introduction at Starbucks Corporation

Jake Werbeck has a diverse work experience spanning several roles and companies. Jake began their career in 2002 as an Assistant Manager and Regional Sales Representative at Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation, where they worked until 2007. In 2008, they joined UPS as an MBA Marketing Intern, specializing in Product and Technology Group. Werbeck then transitioned to Starbucks in 2009, starting as a Senior Analyst in Global Transportation and subsequently taking on various positions such as Sourcing Manager, Director of Global Sourcing, and Vice President of Global Planning & New Product Introduction. Jake'smost recent role at Starbucks was as Vice President of Global Supply Chain Strategy & Deployment.

Jake Werbeck attended the University of Puget Sound from 1998 to 2002, where they obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. Jake then pursued further education at the IESE Business School from 2007 to 2009 and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.


Previous companies

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    Vice President, Global Planning & New Product Introduction

    June, 2020 - present

  • Vice President, Global Supply Chain Strategy & Deployment

    October, 2018

  • Vice President, Global Sourcing, Food

    January, 2017

  • Director, Global Sourcing, Store Development & Equipment

    August, 2013

  • Senior Manager, Sourcing Group, Facilities

    August, 2012

  • Sourcing Manager Ii, Espresso & Brewing Equipment

    April, 2012

  • Sourcing Manager, Soluble Coffee Contract Manufacturing

    May, 2011

  • Senior Analyst, Global Transportation

    October, 2009