- Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO of Amazon in the third quarter of this year.
- One of the big moments of his last 26 years was bringing Amazon to the public and blocking an attempt at blackmail.
- He also became the richest person in the world, bought the Washington Post, and started a space company.
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In the 26 years he’s been running Amazon, Jeff Bezos had a few key moments that made headlines.
Bezos has successfully steered Amazon to a market value of $ 1.6 trillion while building a personal fortune worth $ 193 billion.
Now, Bezos is stepping down from his role as CEO and will become Executive Chairman of Amazon in the third quarter of 2021.
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