strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want – low prices, vast selection, and convenience – continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Founded by Jeff Bezos, the website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries – all shipped from his Seattle-area garage.


Tom Alberg (Board Member)

Jamie Gorelick (Board member)

William Gordon (Board Member)

Tom Szkutak (SVP & CFO)

Jeffrey Blackburn (SVP, Business Development)

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