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Meet Andy Jassy who will replace Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO

Jassy joined Amazon in 1997 and has a MBA from Harvard Enterprise College.

Reuters

UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 07:52 AM IST

Amazon Internet Providers (AWS) chief Andy Jassy will exchange billionaire founder Jeff Bezos as Amazon.com’s subsequent chief government officer.

This is what we all know in regards to the incoming CEO:

** Jassy joined Amazon in 1997 and has a MBA from Harvard Enterprise College.

** “I took my final closing examination at HBS, the primary Friday of Could in 1997 and I began Amazon subsequent Monday,” Jassy stated in a Harvard Enterprise College podcast in September. “No, I did not know what my job was going to be, or what my title was going to be. It was tremendous necessary to the Amazon people who we come that Monday.”

** Jassy is married to Elana Rochelle Caplan and is the daddy of two kids. He’s additionally a self-proclaimed sports activities and music fan.

** In 2006, Jassy based Amazon’s AWS, Amazon’s cloud service platform utilized by thousands and thousands of companies the world over. The service competes with Microsoft Corp’s Azure and Alphabet Inc’s Google Cloud.

** Jassy has often spoken out on social points, tweeting in regards to the want for police accountability after Breonna Taylor, a Black lady, was slain in her dwelling by white policemen throughout a botched raid, and in favor of LGBTQ rights.

** Amazon on Tuesday reported its third consecutive file revenue and quarterly gross sales above $100 billion for the primary time and in addition introduced that Jassy will exchange Bezos.

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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