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  • Entrepreneur-who is willing to launch a new venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome.
  • While in high school, he attended the Student Science Training Programat the University of Florida, receiving a Silver Knight Award in 1982.
  • 117 naveen ppt2

    1. 1. By,M. NAVEEN REDDY 117
    2. 2. Who is Jeff Bezos?  Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos is an American entrepreneur.  He played a key role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com.  Amazon.com is an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products.7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 1
    3. 3. Early Life  Bezos was born on January 12, 1964 Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen in New Mexico, to Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen and Ted Jorgensen.  As a child, he spent summers at his grandfathers ranch in southern Texas, "laying pipe, vaccinating cattle and fixing windmills."7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 2
    4. 4. Education  The young Bezos attended River Oaks Elementary School in Houston from fourth to sixth grade.  Bezos attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School.  He attended Princeton University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and computer science.7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 3
    5. 5. Career  After graduating from Princeton University in 1986, Bezos worked on Wall Street in the computer science field.  Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994.  He initially set up the company in his garage.  In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company, which has an early interest in developing space hotels, amusement parks and colonies for 2 million or 3 million people orbiting the Earth.7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 4
    6. 6. Amazon  Jeff Bezos incorporated the company in July 1994, and the site went online as amazon.com in 1995.  Amazon is a major provider of cloud computing services.  Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry.  "Earths biggest bookstore" to "Earths biggest anything store,"7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 5
    7. 7. Success  “There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”  “If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.”  Amazon eventually made him one of the most prominent dot-com entrepreneurs and a billionaire.  He owns 20% of Amazons stock and forgoes stock options.7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 7
    8. 8. Recognition He was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in 1999. In 2008, he was selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of Americas best leaders. Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. In 2011, The Economist gave Bezos an Innovation Award for the Amazon Kindle.7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 8
    9. 9. Conclusion  Jeff Bezos is a great visionary, libertarian.  "We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better." -Jeff Bezos7/6/2012 Jeff Bezos 9
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