Who is Jeff Bezos?
Jeff Bezos is American investor, Philanthropist & technology entrepreneur. His full name is Jeff Preston Bezos. He is best known for the founder of Amazon.com as a book selling store in 07, July 1994. He is also founder of Blue origin, which is a private manufacturer of aerospace & space flight service.
His business made him the richest person in the world with net worth of more than $138.2 Billion USD.
Birth of Jeff Bezos
Jeff was born on January 12, 1964. He was born in New Mexico. When Jeff Bezos was born, his name was Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen. His mother name is Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen & father name Ted Jorgensen who was a Bike shop owner. When Jeff was born his mother Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen was 17 years old who was a high school student.
Later that, Jacklyn divorced Ted Jorgensen. Because of Ted was not filling his duties as a husband & father. Jaclyn filed for divorce and after 17 month she got divorced. In April 1968 Jacklyn get married with Miguel Bezos & Miguel Bezos adopted Jeffrey Preston (first name of Jeff Bezos) so his surname changed to Bezos.
Education of Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos got his early education from River Oaks Elementary School.
He got his higher education from Miami Palmetto Senior High School as his family moved from Florida to Miami. He went to the Student Science Training Program at the University of Florida, and received a Silver Knight Award in 1982. He studied computer in Princeton University.
When he was in Princeton University in 1982. He was elected to the honor societies Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi at Princeton.
Early Lie of Jeff Bezoss
In 1984, Jeff Bezos took summer job and served as Programmer/Analyst in Norway.
In the same year in 1984, He improved IBM program.
In 1986, he graduated summa cum laude, with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.
After graduation, he worked at several firms on Wall Street, He joined D. E. Shaw & Co, New York, in 1990. He became the youngest Vice President there. His career in finance was extremely lucrative, but he decided to quit after four years.
Launch of Amazon.com
Jeff Bezos introduced Amazon.com as a book store. After that, Amazon.com made a huge progress. In 1998, Amazon started offering CD’s and videos to the customers. After that, In 2002, it added clothes in its portfolio.
Amazon.com introduced A9 in 2003. A9 known as commercial search engine focusing on e-commerce web sites with online goods with 3,000 different brands.
In 2006, Amazon.com launched its video on demand service; initially known as Amazon Unbox on TiVo, it was eventually rebranded as Amazon Instant Video.
Founding of Blue Origin
Blue Origin was founded by Jeff Bezos in 2000. Blue Origin is a privately funded aerospace manufacturer & spaceflight service. Blue Origin’s headquarter is in Kent, Washington. In 2017, Blue Origin hired Robert Smith as CEO who is Sliver Snoopy award winner By NASA.
Blue Origin is developing, technologies to access private human to space with low coast and increase in reliability.
Jeff Bezos invested $250,000 in Google and became the first shareholder in Google in 1998. this investment resulted in $3.1 million USD (2017).
Jeff Bezos also invested in the Unity of Biotechnology, He also invested in Unity Biotechnology, a life-extension research firm hoping to slow or stop the process of aging. Bezos is involved in the healthcare sector, which includes investments in Unity Biotechnology, Grail, Juno Therapeutics, and ZocDoc.
Quotes of Jeff Bezos
I’m a genetic optimist.
The book is not really the container for the book. The book itself is the narrative. It’s the thing that people create.
It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work.
I went to Princeton specifically to study physics.
I have won this lottery. It’s a gigantic lottery, and it’s called Amazon.com. And I’m using my lottery winnings to push us a little further into space.
Percentage margins don’t matter. What matters always is dollar margins: the actual dollar amount. Companies are valued not on their percentage margins, but on how many dollars they actually make, and a multiple of that.
What we want to be is something completely new.
There is no physical analog for what Amazon.com is becoming. I’ve always been at the intersection of computers and whatever they can revolutionize.
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