Hamdi Ulukaya


“It’s time to admit that the playbook that guided businesses and CEOs for the last 40 years is broken,” said Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, in his 2019 TED Talk. Ulukaya is an entrepreneur unlike most. Not only has he built the most successful yogurt company in the country, but he has done it by sticking to an unconventional set of principles and guidelines—chief among them, putting his employees before his shareholders.

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Industry: Food

Year Founded: 2005

Headquarters: New Berlin, N.Y.

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