Mr. Steve D. Benitez
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Steve D. Benitez is the Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bo’s Coffee. Under his leadership since its founding on June 1996, Bo’s Coffee has expanded to over 100 stores by the end of 2016. Mr. Benitez also oversaw the expansion of Bo’s Coffee to international markets such as Qatar and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Aside from Bo’s Coffee, Mr. Benitez has assumed leadership roles in various organizations such as President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Philippine Chapter in 2014 and Regional Chairman of the Asia Pacific Australia China Region (APAC) Entrepreneurs Organization from 2021 to 2023.
Mr. Benitez is a graduate of AB Managerial Economics from Ateneo de Manila University and completed an Entrepreneurial Master’s Program in the Entrepreneur Organization of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013, Business Growth (Executive Education) in London Business School in 2015 and Finance and Operations (Executive Education) in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016.
Franchise Track: "Preparing for the Future: Strategies and Prospects"
(A Panel of Experts)