Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya Headshot

Dubbed “the Steve Jobs of yogurt” by Forbes, Hamdi Ulukaya built a $1 billion business in just five years.  Hamdi grew up in Turkey working his family’s sheep farm. In 1994 he moved to the U.S. and founded Chobani in 2005.  Today, Chobani is the No. 1 selling yogurt brand in America, and has grown from five employees to over 2,000. Hamdi’s Central New York plant ships two million cases of yogurt weekly, and Chobani is available globally in Australia and the UK.  Hamdi also founded Chobani’s Shepherd’s Gift Foundation to donate 10 percent of company profits to organizations worldwide.

Twitter – @chobani
Website – www.chobani.com

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