John Mackey stops by the Googleplex to discuss his latest book, "Conscious Capitalism." Conventional wisdom said a natural food store could never compete with the big supermarkets, but today Whole Foods Market is a thriving multi-billion dollar success with more than 270 locations. Pioneering CEO John Mackey has rewritten the rules for how companies can flourish in today's marketplace and serve a higher purpose in the world. With Passion and Purpose, he shares his philosophy of conscious capitalism a revolutionary mission-driven business model that unifies profitability with integrity, compassion, and global responsibility.
John Mackey is an American businessman. He is the current co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, which he co-founded in 1980. Named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003, Mackey is a strong supporter of free market economics, has strong anti-union views, and co-wrote the best-selling book Conscious Capitalism, which was released in 2013.
In this book, Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism.Find out more