Daniel Whitney

Director of Executive Recruiting, Starbucks Coffee Corporation

Chapter Board - Seattle

Daniel Whitney is currently the Director of Executive Recruiting, Diversity Central Sourcing, Brand & Channels Marketing, Tax, Immigration & Relocation, and China, Asia Pacific & Japan Recruiting for Starbucks Coffee Corporation. Prior to arriving at Starbucks in 2015, Daniel spent the previous 7 years at Microsoft holding multiple Staffing leadership positions that touched all parts of the globe. In addition to these large corporate roles, he spent 5 years in agency recruiting, 6 years in Japan leading HR for a mid-level Japanese conglomerate and also took a year off to travel around the world hitting 36 countries with his wife along the way.

Outside of work Daniel has always been an active member of the community. He has volunteered in several locations around the world, held leadership roles in the Give Campaign at Microsoft, sits on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Sports Commission and is the Head Coach of the Interbay Eagles youth football team. He is also the proud father of two beautiful children and a huge all-around sports fan.

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