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How the Serial Entrepreneur Behind Tazo Tea Brews Up Success

This story appears in the February 2012 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »
Steven Smith Teamaker
Steeped in success: Steven Smith.
Photography by David Johnson

Steven Smith has built a career around tea. A rare serial entrepreneur who has made repeated waves in a single industry, the never-satisfied Smith has built and sold companies multiple times, including closing a multimillion-dollar deal with Starbucks. With his latest venture, Steven Smith Teamaker, he is finally succeeding on his own terms. But is he already looking ahead to the next big thing?

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