Owner of Amazon Jeff Bezos:
Jeff Bezos is an Engineer, investor, Philanthropist, Retail entrepreneur best known as the co-founder, CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Chairman of Amazon.com. Amazon is the world largest online shopping retailer. Amazon.com is the world’s largest internet sales company on the www (World Wide Web). His real name is Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen born on January 12, 1964 in Albuqerque, New Mexico. Owner of Amazon Jeff Bezos is currently 2nd richest person in the world with the net worth of US $ 75.6 billion as of March 2017.
Bezos mother left his father and married a Cuban immigrant and they moved to Houston, Texas. Jeff Bezos had an early love of programming in computer science he studied electrical engineering and computer science at Princeton University. After graduation in 1990 he worked in the field of computer science at several firms on wall street and Jeff Bezos became the youngest senior vice president at the firm of investment D.E. Shaw.
In 1994, Jeff Bezos launched Amazon a simple website and a virtual bookstore. He changed the way Americans buy books. Along with a few employees, Bezos began developing a software’s Bezos set up the office for his fledgling company in his house garage. Bezos was invited his 300 friends to beta test the site he opened Amazon.com.With in thirty days, Amazon.com sold books in 45 foreign countries and across the United States. Two months later, sales reached $18,000 a week.
Bezos expanded his business and several other products were added to Amazon through retail joint ventures. In 1998, Amazon offered CDs and videos, later Amazon was offering clothes, toys, electronics, software, gourmet food, jewelry, watches and health items. Amazon Inc was launched “The Kindle” it is a digital book with multiple features that allow users to buy, read and download their book selections. In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin. Headquarters in Kent, Washington with six hundred employees.
At the age of eighteen Bezos shared his idea, he wanted to build space hotels, parks and colonies where minimum 2 million or 3 million people would be in Orbit. The planet would become a park and the goal was to be able to evacuate humans.
In August 5, 2013, Bezos made worldwide headlines when he purchased The Washington Post co… For $250 million. Bezos told the newspaper Amazon.com was not involved in this deal and it will require experimentation. One year later, Besoz removed the online pay wall for subscribers of some local US newspaper. In Dec 2013, Bezos was in the news and he announced his new experimental project, “Amazon Prime Air”. The project would develop drones and remote controlled machines. Bezos was a part of Executive Committee of the Business Council for 2011 and 2012. He is an active member of the Bilderberg group. In 1998, Bezos investing $250,000 he was the first investor in Google and now his google stock worth about $2.9 billion today.
Jeff Bezos is married to MacKenzie in 1993, they have four children. MacKenzie worked at D.E. Bezos for Jeff Bezos in 1992. In July 2012, MacKenzie and Bezos donated $2.5 million to support a same-sex marriage rederendum.
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Jeff Bezos Quotes:
1.”Your brand is what other people say about you when you are not in the room.”
2.”You have to be willing to be misunderstood if you are going to innovate.”
3.”There are two types of companies – those that work to raise prices and those that work to lower them. ”