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Vivek Varma, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at the Starbucks Coffee Company, named featured speaker at 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate announces that Vivek Varma (in the picture), Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for the Starbucks Coffee Company, will be the featured speaker at the 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference.

Vivek leads Starbucks’ communications and community efforts across the globe and has been instrumental in shaping the company’s leadership agenda in areas of job creation, civic and social partnerships, and brand initiatives.

With this year’s fall conference set in the same city as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate headquarters, attendees will get the full Seattle experience – starting with valuable insights from Vivek’s position working with employees, communities, and teams in countries all around the world.

Vivek has proven his global expertise in balancing public affairs with the 21,000+ Starbucks stores open today, while personally leading brand initiatives across Europe, the Middle East, India, and China.

Before joining Starbucks in 2008, Vivek served in a variety of public affairs, image, policy, and business marketing roles at another Seattle institution, the Microsoft Corporation. Since taking the helm at Starbucks, he has overseen initiatives and functions in the areas of global responsibility, digital ventures, government affairs, investor relations, and community investment.

The 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference, one of four networking events hosted by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, will take place from October 4th through October 7th, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. The event will celebrate two decades of Luxury Real Estate conferences and honor the history of Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.

For more information on upcoming Luxury Real Estate events, please visit lounge.luxuryrealestate.com.

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