CEO of Blue Bottle Coffee
Bryan Meehan is an Irish businessman and currently the CEO of Oakland based Blue Bottle Coffee, in California. Since joining Blue Bottle in 2012, he has grown the company from seven to more than 73 locations across the U.S., Japan and South Korea. Called “one of the most important players in the third-wave coffee sector" by The New York Times, Blue Bottle Coffee has been featured in national and international press, including ABC, NBC, Forbes, GQ, New York Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. Previously, Bryan Meehan co-founded Nude Skincare, a line of natural beauty products, and Fresh & Wild, a London-based chain of organic markets acquired by Whole Foods. An advocate of socially responsible investing, he also co-founded Greenmont Capital, a venture firm focused on environmentally friendly products. Meehan sits on the Board of Trustees at the De Young and Legion of Honor museums in San Francisco.