Adam Selipsky, CEO of Tableau Software Inc., speaks during the opening address of the 2019 Salesforce Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco on November 19, 2019.
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Andy Jassy, head of Amazon Web Services, will take over from Jeff Bezos later this year. That’s why Jassy has chosen someone he trusts to replace him as head of Amazon, which provides cloud tools for hosting websites and applications.
Now it’s up to Adam Selipsky, who was Jassy’s right-hand man until a few years ago when he became CEO of Tableau Software, to build on Amazon’s already impressive lead.
According to estimates by industry observer IDC, AWS controlled 47% of the cloud infrastructure market in the first half of 2020, more than the next four providers combined: Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM.
Like Jassy, Selipsky saw AWS grow up and delve into the details of many topics. As recently as 2016, when he …