Tony Hsieh

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Tony Hsieh

Name: Tony Hsieh

Born: December 12, 1973, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Taiwanese American venture capitalist and Internet entrepreneur.
  • Founder and CEO of the online shoe and clothing shop Zappos.com. On July 22, 2009, Amazon.com announced the acquisition of Zappos.com in a deal valued at approximately $1.2 billion.
  • Prior to joining Zappos, he co-founded and sold the Internet advertising network LinkExchange to Microsoft in 1999 for $265 million.

Significant publications

  • Delivering Happiness (2010).

Honors and awards

  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year© Award (2007).

Quotes

"Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can't deliver good service from unhappy employees."

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