CEO Circle – Walter Robb
Former CEO Whole Foods Market
Walter Robb is an investor, mentor, and advisor to the next generation of American food companies. Robb has dedicated his career to bringing healthier, more sustainable food to more people, and striving to bring purpose and values to business. As former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Robb has a long and varied entrepreneurial history, ranging from natural food retailer to farmer to consultant. Robb joined Whole Foods Market in 1991 and in 2010 was named co-CEO along with John Mackey, at which time he joined the Whole Foods Market Board of Directors. In 2017, Robb transitioned his leadership focus to mentoring and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs through the creation of Stonewall Robb Advisors. Robb is Executive in Residence at S2G Ventures and serves on the Board of Directors for Union Square Hospitality Group, Aphria (NASDAQ: APHA), LIVEKINDLY Collective, Apeel Sciences, and Hungry.
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."