Bob Stiller has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters since the company’s inception, in July 1981. Stiller holds a BA from Parsons College, Iowa, in mathematics, business administration and accounting. Currently, Bob serves on the Board of Advisors for the School of Business Administration at the University of Vermont. He is an advocate for Appreciative Inquiry and using business as an agent for world benefit. Bob is a certified meditation instructor, and he leads Inner Solutions, a non-profit organization devoted to that area of training. He has been featured on the cover of Forbes magazine two times, most recently in October 2001 when he was named “Entrepreneur of the Year”.