The pursuit of beauty, through coffee

Andrea Illy, pres­i­dent and CEO of the Italian coffee com­pany illy­caffè, dis­cussed his family-​​owned busi­ness during the most recent install­ment of a lec­ture series called “The World in Your Cup.” Beauty and good­ness, he said, should be the ulti­mate goals of everything—including making a cup of coffee.

Not just America runs on Dunkin’

Nigel Travis, chief exec­u­tive officer of Dunkin’ Brands and pres­i­dent of Dunkin’ Donuts U.S., dis­cussed how glob­al­iza­tion has pre­sented great oppor­tu­ni­ties and chal­lenges for his com­pany at the North­eastern CEO Break­fast Forum on Thursday.