Saturday, April 6, 2019 / 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paula Boggs, Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Starbucks and the Frontwoman of the Paula Boggs Band
Paula Boggs is the founder of Boggs Media, LLC, a business that manages her music, speaking, and other creative business activities. She is a philanthropist, fundraiser, public speaker, and musician. She served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of law and corporate affairs at Starbucks Corporation from 2002 to 2012. Previously, Boggs served as vice president, legal, for products, operations and technology at Dell Computer Corporation, partner at the law firm of Preston, Gates & Ellis, LLP, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and staff attorney for the U.S. Army, the Department of Defense and the White House Office of Legal Counsel. She also served as a regular officer in the United States Army, and earned Army Airborne wings and a Congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, among America's first women to do so. Additionally, she served in the policy-making body of the American Bar Association's House of Delegates, and on the Iran-Contra task force during the Reagan administration. After retiring from Starbucks, she is devoted to her love of making music with the Paula Boggs Band.