Jim Koch

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Jim Koch
Jim Koch 2013.jpg
Jim Koch, 2013
Born (1949-05-27) May 27, 1949 (age 67)
Alma mater Harvard University
Known for co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company
Spouse(s) Cynthia Fisher

James "Jim" Koch (pronounced /kʊk/, "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.

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 biotechnology entrepreneur Cynthia Fisher.

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