THE STORY OF THE BİRTH OF A GENİUS
This is the story of a man named Jeff Bezos, who was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on January 12, 1964. Jeff has had an interest in and enthusiasm for electrical devices since he was a child.He related an incident in which he created an alarm to keep his stepbrother out of his room.Jeff’s parents finally asked him to take all his stuff to the garage and turned it into a lab for his scientific projects. Jeff Bezos’ biological mother was Jacklyn Gise and his father was Ted Jorgensen. After his parents divorced, his mother, Jacklyn, married Miguel Bezos and took custody of Jeff. So Jeff took his stepfather’s last name. Jeff Bezos studied computer science and electrical engineering at Princeton University. Jeff Bezos graduated in 1986. After graduating, he went to Wall Street and worked for several financial firms.
While surfing the internet one day, he discovered that the number of web users is growing at a phenomenal rate of 2300 percent every year. Bezos left DE Shaw in 1994 to move to Seattle to open an online book site and enter the internet world.He has prepared a list of possible products he can sell over the Internet, including CDs, software and hardware. Jeff Bezos managed to raise $1 million from family and friends to start his business in the garage of his Seattle home. On July 16, 1995, he opened the Amazon.com, named after the famous South American River. Bezos sold CDs and books in 1998, then clothes, electronics, toys and so on. Launched the Amazon.com video service in 2006.
- Amazon which was founded 27 years ago,is now one of the world’s most valuable firms.
- The retail giant just declared three straight record earnings.
- For the first time , the business recorded quarterly sales of more than 100 billion dollar on Tuesday.
PASSION FOR SPACE: BLUE ORIGIN
Bezos invested in Blue Origin, a Seattle-based aerospace company. Among Bezos’s dreams was space. The company has built a 26-acre research campus just outside Seattle and a private rocket launch facility in West Texas. Jeff Bezos’s inspiring story showed us once again how to succeed with his ambition, his forward thinking, his creative and, of course, his personal qualities.