Urano Robinson (Uri) is a senior level inventor and recognized innovator with over 30 years of experience in a variety of technical fields including coffee, dairy, system engineering, applied food and beverage technologies, and bio-technology. His past 20 years of service have been with Starbucks Company…
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…where he spearheaded change to discover, create, assess, blue-pencil, and drive technologies and business models to deliver strategies. His leadership role helped Starbucks build strategic relationships and cross functional teams to drive broad complex strategies (Blended Frappuccino, VIA, Discoveries, Ice Cream) He also actively led design, development, qualification and start-up of more than 12 Starbucks soluble coffee plants and six dairy manufacturing operations in four different continents (America, Europe, Asia, Australia/Oceania).
Uri’s current vision is to partner and collaborate with investors, entrepreneurs, government and non-government officials to help solve human concerns through green building technologies. His goal is to create value in local communities, enhance people’s lives, implement philanthropic programs, and drive environmental leadership while bringing financial returns.