Meet Andy Jassy, The Next CEO Of Amazon

Andy Jassy is all set to take over as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Amazon and step into Amazon’s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos’ shoes. Jassy is presently the Chief of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

WHO IS ANDY JASSY? HERE’S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • 53-year-old Jassy joined Amazon in 1997
  • He has a MBA from Harvard Business School
  • Early in his career, he served as the first technical adviser to Bezos
  • In 2006, he founded Amazon’s AWS, Amazon’s cloud service platform used by millions of businesses across the world
  • He has occasionally spoken out on social issues and has been vocal about the need for police accountability after the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, who was slain in her home by white policemen during a messed-up raid
  • He has also spoken out in favour of rights of LGBTQ community
  • He is married to Elana Rochelle Caplan and is the father of two children
  • He is also a self-proclaimed sports and music fan
  • He holds a minority stake in the Seattle Kraken expansion National Hockey League team

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