The Amazon CEO, and the next CEO of the internet, is Robert Greene.
He was first elected as the CEO of online retail giant Amazon in 2013 and has made headlines for his outspoken and sometimes controversial stance on many issues including gun control, immigration, and climate change.
I am thrilled to welcome Robert Greenete to our team, and look forward to working with him to deliver on our vision to create an internet that is powered by creativity and opportunity.
Greene, who is also CEO of tech giant Facebook, will become the 21st CEO of a US internet company and one of the first black men to be in the top job at Amazon.
He is the second African-American person to lead the internet giant, following the introduction of the website in 2002 by the then-CEO, Jeff Bezos.
According to Forbes, Amazon has hired nearly 500 people in the past three years, with the bulk of them filling roles such as vice presidents of engineering and chief technology officers.
Greene has previously been CEO of US internet retailer Target, the parent company of the online retailer Walmart, and Amazon Prime.
In 2015, Amazon announced that it had acquired the patent-licensing firm Aereo for $1.5 billion, but this deal has been criticized for its potential impact on internet access in the US and worldwide.
The announcement was criticized by some, including a prominent tech writer, who claimed that it would be a “massive loss of jobs” in the retail industry.
In a statement to The Huffington Post, Greene said he is excited to work alongside the team.
“I’m excited to join Amazon’s growing technology and digital teams and to work with the team to transform our company and the world,” he said.
Amazon was founded in 1996 by Jeff Bezos, an Amazon board member.
It is the company that has taken on the role of the world’s largest internet retailer, and has expanded to other areas such as video streaming.
As a result of Amazon’s expansion, it has become one of America’s largest online retailers.
While Amazon has faced criticism for its actions in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting, it did not back away from its support of President Donald Trump.
On Saturday, the company released a statement stating that it “condemns in the strongest terms the actions of this hateful terrorist.”
“We are saddened to see what appears to be an act of hate motivated by prejudice and hatred,” the statement continued.
“But we stand with our fellow Americans who were the victims of this horrific act and the millions who have been left scarred and broken by this attack.
We stand with them and stand together to reject hate, and to unite in the fight against intolerance, prejudice and violence.”
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