Jim Murphy

Vice President, Strategy and Venturing

How long have you been with Coca-Cola?:

22 years

What do you enjoy most about working with VEB?:

The possibility of imaging the future and the fact that the unconventional is embraced.

What do you admire most about the entrepreneurial spirit?:

Risk. When people are willing to risk their life savings and to live their life in order to give a brand or product oxygen is awe inspiring to me. I admire the passion and tenacity it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Education:

Undergraduate degree from Georgia State University and an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

If you weren’t working at Coca-Cola, what would you be doing?:

Renovating houses or rescuing dogs.

Hobbies:

Anything outside, hopefully including my dogs; travel, hiking, seeing new things and experiencing new places with good food and beverages.

Jim Murphy
Imagination is more important than knowledge.” - Albert Einstein