Jeff Bezos, The American Entrepreneur, founder, an industrialist, a media proprietor, an investor, and CEO of Amazon.
Jeff Bezos is the first centi-billionaire on the Forbes Wealth Index (For the year 2017) and has been the richest man on the planet ever since.
Born in Albuquerque, Mexico and raised in Houston and later Miami, Bezos graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 as an online book store and has since expanded to a wide variety of other e-commerce products and services.
Currently, under the brand Amazon, it offers
- e-commerce platform.
- Video and Audio streaming services,
- Cloud computing,
- Cloud Infrastructure services and
Bezos also started Blue Origin in 2000 which is a sub-orbital spaceflight services company in 2000.
Here is the list of companies owned by Jeff Bezos (Through Amazon).
- Zappos – Apparel and footwear website.
- Elemental Tech – Software Company.
- Souq.com – Ec0mmerce website.
- Blue Origin – Rocket Company.
- The Washington Post.
- Whole foods – Grocery company.
- Kiva Systems – Robotics company.
- Alexa – Web Rankings and ratings website.
- DP Review – Digital photography website.
- Twitch – Live Streaming Website
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Here are a few inspiring quotes by him.
“If we can keep our competitors focused on us while we stay focused on the customer, ultimately we’ll turn out all right.”
“If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.”
“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”
Future Projects and Ambition:
Jeff Bezos has been expanding his empire in many fields.
It will be interesting to see what new fields he is going to build his business in.
Bezos seems really optimistic in the Aerospace industry and has been constantly giving competition to Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
The next decade, Jeff Bezos is definitely going to put more of his efforts in the Aerospace Industry and give Blue Origin new heights.