Oct 13, 2022
Steve Benitez is the Founder and CEO of Bo’s Coffee, the first and largest chain of coffeehouses in the Philippines. Since its inception in 1996, Bo’s Coffee has grown to over 100 stores, gradually expanding nationwide, with branches in Qatar and Dubai.
Steve is a former president and an active member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Philippines, holds a degree in economics, and studied business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wharton School of Business.
When you think of the Philippines, coffee and this South Asian region are generally not synonymous. So what influenced Steve Benitez to open a coffee shop there?
Listen to this Inspired Insider Podcast episode with Dr. Jeremy Weisz featuring Steve Benitez, Founder and CEO of Bo’s Coffee, to discuss the journey that led to his chain of coffee shops in the Philippines, the methodology behind the stores’ team training, his moving story about building a business from grassroots, and more.