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Jeff Bozos

Jeff Bozos was born Jan. 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He joined a New York investment bank in 1990. Soon named senior vice president he was in charge of examining the investment possibilities of the Internet. In 1994 he quit his job and opened a virtual bookstore. Amazon.com sold its first book in 1995. It has since become the largest retailer on the Web and the model for Internet sales. American entrepreneur who played a key role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, Inc., an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products. Under his guidance, Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and the model for Internet sales.

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