An Interview With Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon

About: Jeff Bezos
Company: Amazon

  • Jeffrey Preston Bezos  (born January 12, 1964) is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and philanthropist.

  • After graduating from Princeton, Bezos worked on Wall Street in the computer science field.

  • He then worked on building a network for international trade for a company known as Fitel.

  • He next worked at Bankers Trust.

  • Later on, he worked on Internet-enabled business opportunities at the hedge fund company D. E. Shaw & Co.
  • Bezos founded in 1994 after making a cross-country drive from New York to Seattle, writing up the Amazon business plan on the way. He initially set up the company in his garage.

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