Jean-Michel Valette is an American businessperson who founded R.S.T, Inc. and who has been at the head of 6 different companies. Presently, Mr. Valette holds the position of Chairman at R.S.T, Inc. and Non-Executive Chairman for Sleep Number Corp.
He is also on the board of Boston Beer Co., Inc. and Intertek Group Plc.
He previously held the position of Chairman of Vinfolio, Inc., Chairman of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman for The Robert Mondavi Corp., President & Chief Executive Officer at Franciscan Estates, Inc. and Managing Director at Hambrecht & Quist LLC.
Mr. Valette received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.