Jeff Bezos

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor.wikipedia
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Amazon (company)

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He is best known as the founder, Chief executive officer, and president of Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos in Bellevue, Washington in July 1994.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor.

Blue Origin

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Bezos added to his business interests when he founded the aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company Blue Origin in 2000.
Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith and is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability.

The Washington Post

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He purchased major American newspaper publisher The Washington Post in 2013 for US$250 million in cash, and manages his other businesses and investments through his venture capital firm, Bezos Expeditions.
In October 2013, the paper's longtime controlling family, the Graham family, sold the newspaper to Nash Holdings, a holding company established by Jeff Bezos, for $250 million in cash.

Billionaire

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The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.
Additionally, a centibillionaire (or centi-billionaire) has been deemed applicable to a billionaire worth one hundred billion dollars (100,000,000,000), a mark first achieved in 2017 by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, with a net worth of $112 billion in a report issued in early 2018.

Miami Palmetto High School

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The family moved to Miami, Florida, where Bezos attended Miami Palmetto High School.

Media proprietor

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor.

Amazon Kindle

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In November 2007, Bezos launched the Amazon Kindle.
In 2004, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos instructed the company's employees to build the world’s best e-reader before Amazon's competitors could.

Bill Gates

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On July 27, 2017, Bezos momentarily became the world's wealthiest person over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates when his estimated net worth increased to just over $90 billion.
Since October 2017, he was surpassed by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US$90.6 billion compared to Gates' net worth of US$89.9 billion at the time.

Tau Beta Pi

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While at Princeton, he was also elected to Tau Beta Pi and was the president of the Princeton chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

E-commerce

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The company began as an online bookstore and has since expanded to a wide variety of other e-commerce products and services, including video and audio streaming, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.

Amazon Web Services

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It is currently the world's largest online sales company, the largest internet company by revenue, as well as the world's largest provider of AI assistance and cloud infrastructure services via its Amazon Web Services arm.
Founder Jeff Bezos described it as a fast-growing $5 billion business; analysts described it as "surprisingly more profitable than forecast".

New Shepard

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Later in November, Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle successfully rocketed into space and reached its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a vertical landing back at the launch site in West Texas.
Blue Origin is owned and led by Amazon.com founder and businessman Jeff Bezos and aerospace engineer Rob Meyerson.

National Merit Scholarship Program

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He was high school valedictorian, a National Merit Scholar, and a Silver Knight Award winner in 1982.

Princeton University

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He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.
Notable graduates of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science include Apollo astronaut and commander of Apollo 12 Pete Conrad, Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, former Chairman of Alphabet Inc. Eric Schmidt, and Lisa P. Jackson, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Cotulla, Texas

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Gise retired early to his family's ranch near Cotulla, Texas, where Bezos would spend many summers in his youth.

Bernie Sanders

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Criticism of Amazon's business practices continued in September 2018 when Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act and accused Amazon of receiving corporate welfare.
On September 5, 2018, Sanders partnered with Ro Khanna to introduce the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act, which would require large corporations to pay for the food stamps and Medicaid benefits that their employees receive, rather than shifting the burden onto taxpayers.

River Oaks Elementary School (Houston)

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Bezos attended River Oaks Elementary School in Houston from fourth to sixth grade.

Amazon Rekognition

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During July 2018, a number of members of the U.S. Congress called on Bezos to detail the applications of Amazon's face recognition software, Rekognition.
After the report, on June 22, 2018, Gizmodo reported that Amazon workers had written a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos requesting he cease selling Rekognition to US law enforcement, particularly ICE and Homeland Security.

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He was one of the first shareholders in Google, when he invested $250,000 in 1998.
Google received money from three other angel investors in 1998: Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Stanford University computer science professor David Cheriton, and entrepreneur Ram Shriram.

Bankers Trust

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He transitioned into the banking industry when he became a product manager at Bankers Trust; he worked there from 1988 to 1990.

George Strait

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His maternal grandmother was Mattie Louise Gise (née Strait), through whom he is a cousin of country singer George Strait.
Strait is a cousin of Jeff Bezos, founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of amazon.com, the world's largest online shopping retailer (which happens to have significant economic ties to Texas) through Bezos' maternal grandmother Mattie Louise Gise (née Strait).

The World's Billionaires

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On July 27, 2017, Bezos momentarily became the world's wealthiest person over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates when his estimated net worth increased to just over $90 billion.
, Microsoft founder Bill Gates had topped the list 18 of the past 24 years, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is ranked at the top for the first time and he became the first centibillionaire included in the ranking.

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

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While at Princeton, he was also elected to Tau Beta Pi and was the president of the Princeton chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

2013 Bilderberg Conference

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