January 5, 2017 | News, Videos

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Jeff Wilke of Amazon

Amazon Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke sits down with Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman to talk about running Amazon’s consumer business.

0:34 – Parental Leave
1:20 – The Virtuous Cycle
3:50 – Transition from desktop to mobile for purchases
7:40 – Disrupting the middleman
8:54 – Embracing failure
11:24 – An example of a success that Amazon thought would be a failure
12:53 – A brief history of Amazon as told through Wilke’s experience
15:36 – The growth of the fashion business for Amazon
18:04 – Small seller access to a global market
19:09 – Amazon’s jobs footprint
20:40 – Recruiting at Amazon
22:55 – Leadership principles
23:48 – City Campus in Seattle
25:18 – Shipping partnerships
28:50 – Drones!
29:55 – Driverless cars and trucks
30:34 – Thinking about the environment as it relates to packaging
35:10 – Differences between city and rural purchasing habits
36:06 – AI thoughts and how it relates to Amazon
37:34 – Alexa
39:54 – Internet of Things integration into Amazon purchases

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the introduction of the AI in Government Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends Senators Gardner and Schatz for their leadership in sponsoring the AI in Government Act. This bill assembles experts from the private and public Read more »

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