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JEFF BEZOS
By: Rahma Haseeb
Early Life
• CEO, Amazon.com
• Age = 50
• Source Of Wealth:
Amazon.com, Self Made
• Residence: Seattle, WA
• Born in: New Mexico
• Citizenship: United States
• Education: Bachelor of Arts /
Science, Princeton University
NET worth: $27.2
Billion
According to Sep 2013
• Founded Amazon in 1994 now with market
capitalization of $132 billion and revenues of
$61 billion.
• In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human
spaceflight startup company, partially as a
result of his fascination with space travel
• On August 5, 2013, Bezos announced his
purchase of The Washington Post for $250
million in cash.
The 3 BIG ideas behind
Amazons success
The 3 BIG ideas behind Amazons
success
• Putting the customer 1st
:
Amazon first faced great problems in
fulfilling orders because it did not own
any warehouses.
But now it is the most highly used
website and trusted too
As an entrepreneur, putting the
customer first means that you must
accomplish an act of empathy
• Invent:
 He decided to tackle the online grocery
delivery business by starting AmazonFresh in
2007 in the Medina and Mercer Island
neighborhoods of Seattle and by 2012 had
spread to other Seattle communities
In 2012, Amazon acquired Kiva for $775 million
and uses it to help make AmazonFresh a
success
• Be patient:
You do not get everything right the very
first time.
Failure is healthy
Do experiments, build inexpensive
prototypes and get feedback on it.
• After reading a study in 1994 that stated the
internet was growing at a rate of 2,300% per
year, Jeff Bezos decided to capitalize on that
growth with his e-commerce start up Amazon.
• Business whiz Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com in
the garage of his rented house with start-up
money he borrowed from his parents.
• He started with $300,000 borrowed from his
parents.
Recognitions
• Jeff Bezos on Forbes Lists:
#15 Powerful People
#27 in 2012
#12 Forbes 400
#19 Billionaires
#12 in United States
• 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 America's best leaders.
•  Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science
and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in
2008.
• In 2012, Bezos was named Businessperson of The Year
by Fortune.
• He was named Time magazine's Person of the Year in
1999
Jeff bezos

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Jeff bezos

  • 2. Early Life • CEO, Amazon.com • Age = 50 • Source Of Wealth: Amazon.com, Self Made • Residence: Seattle, WA • Born in: New Mexico • Citizenship: United States • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Princeton University NET worth: $27.2 Billion According to Sep 2013
  • 3.
  • 4. • Founded Amazon in 1994 now with market capitalization of $132 billion and revenues of $61 billion. • In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company, partially as a result of his fascination with space travel • On August 5, 2013, Bezos announced his purchase of The Washington Post for $250 million in cash.
  • 5. The 3 BIG ideas behind Amazons success
  • 6. The 3 BIG ideas behind Amazons success • Putting the customer 1st : Amazon first faced great problems in fulfilling orders because it did not own any warehouses. But now it is the most highly used website and trusted too As an entrepreneur, putting the customer first means that you must accomplish an act of empathy
  • 7. • Invent:  He decided to tackle the online grocery delivery business by starting AmazonFresh in 2007 in the Medina and Mercer Island neighborhoods of Seattle and by 2012 had spread to other Seattle communities In 2012, Amazon acquired Kiva for $775 million and uses it to help make AmazonFresh a success
  • 8. • Be patient: You do not get everything right the very first time. Failure is healthy Do experiments, build inexpensive prototypes and get feedback on it.
  • 9. • After reading a study in 1994 that stated the internet was growing at a rate of 2,300% per year, Jeff Bezos decided to capitalize on that growth with his e-commerce start up Amazon. • Business whiz Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com in the garage of his rented house with start-up money he borrowed from his parents. • He started with $300,000 borrowed from his parents.
  • 10. Recognitions • Jeff Bezos on Forbes Lists: #15 Powerful People #27 in 2012 #12 Forbes 400 #19 Billionaires #12 in United States
  • 11. • 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 America's best leaders. •  Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. • In 2012, Bezos was named Businessperson of The Year by Fortune. • He was named Time magazine's Person of the Year in 1999