Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN)

About, Inc. (AMZN)

Company Description:, Inc. is a global leader in e-commerce and cloud computing, widely recognized for its vast online retail operations. The company operates through three core segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Founded by Mr. Jeffrey P. Bezos on July 5, 1994, Amazon started as an online bookstore and has since expanded to become an electronic commerce and cloud computing giant. The company's headquarters is located in Seattle, Washington, United States.


Main Product(s):, Inc. offers a broad range of products and services including electronic commerce, cloud computing through AWS, digital streaming through Amazon Prime, and various consumer electronics such as the Kindle e-reader, Fire tablet, Fire TV, and Echo.


Short History of, Inc:


  • July 1994 – Jeff Bezos founded Amazon as an online bookstore.
  • 1997 – Amazon went public on the NASDAQ.
  • 2006 – AWS was launched, providing IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services, now known as cloud computing.
  • 2007 – The release of the first Kindle e-reader revolutionized how consumers read books.
  • 2015 – Amazon surpassed Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States by market capitalization.
  • 2021 – Andy Jassy, former CEO of AWS, succeeded Bezos as the CEO of Amazon.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Jeffrey P. BezosFounder & Executive Chairman1.68MN/A1964
Mr. Andrew R. JassyPresident, CEO & Director1.3MN/A1968
Mr. Brian T. OlsavskySenior VP & CFO319.85kN/A1964
Mr. David A. ZapolskySenior VP of Global Public Policy & General Counsel319.85kN/A1964
Mr. Douglas J. HerringtonChief Executive Officer of Worldwide Amazon Stores335.44kN/A1967
Mr. Adam N. SelipskyChief Executive Officer of Amazon Web Services, Inc.360.61kN/A1967
Ms. Shelley L. ReynoldsVP, Worldwide Controller & Principal Accounting Officer163.2kN/A1965
Dr. Werner VogelsChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Dave FildesDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Anuradha AggarwalCMO & Director of User GrowthN/AN/AN/A

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