Scott Keller is senior vice president, Store Development & Design for Starbucks Asia Pacific. Scott leads the development and design teams which play a critical role in the accelerated growth of Starbucks stores across 14 diverse markets.
Scott has over two decades of experience in retail leadership throughout Asia. Prior to rejoining Starbucks in October 2016, his accomplishments include leading the development of Apple’s retail stores across Asia, and establishing and leading Nike’s company-owned retail store portfolio and online store in China.
As a first-time Starbucks partner in Asia Pacific between 2002 and 2005, Scott opened the 1,000th store in the region in 2003 and was one of the first partners at the Hong Kong Support Center to complete the company’s Coffee Master certification.
Originally from California, Scott graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.A. in architecture. Since 1995, he has called different parts of Asia home, living in Shanghai, Seoul and Bangkok.
Scott currently lives in Hong Kong with his wife and daughter. Scott loves travel, photography and keeping up on the latest technology and design innovations. His favorite beverage is a Soy Milk Matcha Latte and he enjoys exploring the exotic and rare Starbucks Reserve® coffees.