President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994. Amazon’s mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Amazon offers low prices and fast delivery on millions of items, provides thousands of movies and TV shows through Prime Video, designs and builds the bestselling Kindle, Fire and Echo devices and Alexa voice recognition service, and empowers companies and governments in over 190 countries around the world with the leading cloud computing infrastructure through Amazon Web Services. Bezos is also the founder of aerospace company Blue Origin, which is working to lower the cost and increase the safety of spaceflight, and he is owner of the Washington Post. Bezos has launched two philanthropic organizations. The Bezos Earth Fund helps fund nonprofits preserving and protecting the natural world, and The Bezos Day One Fund provides grants to nonprofits to help homeless families and is creating a network of preschools in low-income communities. Bezos graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University in 1986, and was named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year in 1999.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Olsavsky joined Amazon.com in April 2002. As CFO of Amazon.com, he oversees the company's overall financial activities, including controllership, tax, treasury, analysis, investor relations, internal audit and financial operations. Prior to becoming Senior Vice President and CFO in June 2015, he served as Vice President, Finance and CFO for the Global Consumer Business. In his role as Vice President, Finance and CFO for the Global Consumer Business, Mr. Olsavsky had oversight and responsibility for the finance team supporting Amazon.com websites, merchant services, and fulfillment operations and subsidiaries. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Olsavsky was Vice President, Finance for Amazon's North America retail business unit and acquisitions, and from 2002 to 2007 Mr. Olsavsky led the finance departments for Amazon's Worldwide Operations organization. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Mr. Olsavsky spent seven years at Fisher Scientific, where he held a variety of financial and business management roles, and a total of eight years at BF Goodrich and Union Carbide, where he held a variety of financial and operational roles. Mr. Olsavsky received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State and an MBA in Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.
CEO Worldwide Consumer
Dave Clark has served as CEO Worldwide Consumer since January 2021. Dave has been at Amazon since 1999 and has held a variety of positions, including Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Vice President, Global Customer Fulfillment, and Vice President, North America Operations. Dave graduated with an MBA from the University of Tennessee and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Auburn University.
Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services
Andy Jassy is CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Having led AWS since its inception, he’s managed an inventive and nimble team that has delivered more than 90 cloud infrastructure and application services that are used by millions of startup, enterprise, and government customers around the world. Jassy joined Amazon in 1997. Prior to founding AWS, he held various leadership roles across the company. He has an AB from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Vice President, Worldwide Controller
Shelley Reynolds joined Amazon in February 2006 as Vice President of Finance and Controller. In April 2007, she was promoted to Vice President, Worldwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. In her role, she oversees Amazon’s accounting function, leading the team that touches every geography in which the company operates. Prior to joining Amazon, Ms. Reynolds spent 19 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP, serving as partner from 1998 to 2006. At Deloitte, Ms. Reynolds specialized in matters related to mergers & acquisitions and the Securities and Exchange Commission, serving multiple publicly traded multi-national corporations from a broad range of industries. Ms. Reynolds received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, where she currently serves on the advisory board.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
David Zapolsky joined Amazon.com in November 1999 as Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Regulatory matters and was promoted to Vice President in April 2002. He became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2012, overseeing the company’s legal, policy, compliance, and regulatory affairs, and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in May 2014.
Prior to joining Amazon.com, David was a partner at the Seattle offices of Dorsey & Whitney and Bogle & Gates. Before moving to Seattle from New York City in 1994, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office and later practiced law at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz. He received his undergraduate degree in music from Columbia University and a J.D. with honors from the University of California, Berkeley.