Jim Koch

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Jim Koch
Jim Koch 2013.jpg
Jim Koch, 2013
Born (1949-05-27) May 27, 1949 (age 69)
Alma mater Harvard University
Known for co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company
Spouse(s) Cynthia Fisher

C. James Koch (/kʊk/, like cook; born May 27, 1949) is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer.

Early life[edit]

Koch earned a Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.

Career[edit]

He is a former consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. He was formerly an Outward Bound instructor. In 1984, Koch co-founded the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer.[1]

Publications[edit]

In spring 2016, Koch published Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to entrepreneur Cynthia Fisher.

Koch is unrelated to Stone Brewing Co. cofounder Greg Koch.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "People: Boston Beer Company Inc (SAM)". Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Greg Koch". RateBeer. February 22, 2002. Retrieved October 26, 2017.