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Jeff Bezos

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Love or hate him, Bezos, who steps down as Amazon CEO on July 5, has left his mark

Amazon’s departing founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in 2016 (Credit: Lance Ulanoff)


No Mercy No Malice

How the billionaire class has taken midlife crises to a new level


In his final letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos calculated how much his company has benefited stakeholders. Let’s check his math.

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Before winner-take-all became the name of the game, a bookseller called Ingram showed a better way


Despite his storied career and 25-plus years on the public stage, the soon-to-be-ex Amazon CEO remains a cipher

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Number Crunch

Now that he’s conquered Earth, Bezos is handing over the reins to focus on outer space

A graph with the text “63%: The share of Amazon’s 2020 operating profits generated by Amazon Web Services Source: GeekWire”
A graph with the text “63%: The share of Amazon’s 2020 operating profits generated by Amazon Web Services Source: GeekWire”


The Amazon founder shrewdly steps down at the peak of his company’s power

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NUMBER OF THE DAY

A $13 billion jump in the stock market made the Tesla CEO the third-richest person on the planet

$123 billion: Elon Musk’s net worth as of Thursday, making him the world’s third-richest person. Source: Bloomberg
$123 billion: Elon Musk’s net worth as of Thursday, making him the world’s third-richest person. Source: Bloomberg
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Amazon’s first employee, Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, and one of the world’s richest women is rewriting the philanthropy playbook

An illustrated collage of MacKenzie Bezos.
An illustrated collage of MacKenzie Bezos.
Illustration: Nicole Rifkin

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