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Jeff Bezos shares many similarities with the late Steve Jobs, making him the next most dominant figure in the technology industry.

Discussion:  Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, my be just the person to step up and fill the recent void in the technology industry–the void that  Steve Jobs’ ingenuity used to fill.  Bezos turned an online book seller into a multi-dimensional online retailer that will sell you just about anything, and also has become the most important provider of cloud computing for small companies, including Foursquare and Yelp.  It has been Bezos’s ingenuity that has transformed Amazon into the company we know today, just like Jobs transformed Apple into the technology giant that it is today.

Source:  CNN

Date:  October 27, 2011

Link:  http://articles.cnn.com/2011-10-27/tech/tech_innovation_jeff-bezos-next-steve-jobs_1_amazon-web-services-app-store-amazon-s-jeff-bezos?_s=PM:TECH

Discussion Question:

  • What are some of the personality traits that Jeff Bezos shared with Steve Jobs that makes him such a dynamic leader?
  • How does Amazon provide cloud computing?

 

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