(Reuters) Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy will replace billionaire founder Jeff Bezos as Amazon.com’s next chief executive officer.
Here’s what we know about the new CEO:
** Jassy, 53, joined Amazon in 1997 and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.
** “I took my last final exam at HBS on the first Friday in May 1997 and started working on Amazon next Monday,” Jassy said on a Harvard Business School podcast in September. “No, I didn’t know what my job would be or what my title would be. It was very important for the Amazon people that we come this Monday. “
** Jassy is married to Elana Rochelle Caplan and has two children. He is also a self-proclaimed sports and music fan.
** In 2006, Jassy founded Amazon AWS, Amazon’s cloud service platform used by millions of businesses around the world. The service competes with Azure from Microsoft Corp. and Google Cloud from Alphabet Inc.
** Jassy has …