How I Got Here: Steven Reinemund

Former PepsiCo CEO, and current dean of business at Wake Forest University, Steven Reinemund admits he was in right place at the right time when it comes to career advancement. He joined companies with growth potential, and most importantly, was willing to start at the bottom. As part of the ‘How I Got Here’ series, Bloomberg Businessweek writer Sommer Saadi spoke to Reinemund about his career trajectory and how he went from earning an hourly wage at a fast-food restaurant to leading a Fortune 500 company. What follows is the story of Reinemund’s career progression in his own words.

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