Andy Jassy Biography – Andy Jassy Wiki
Andy Jassy (born Andrew R. Jassy) is the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS). On February 2, 2021, Amazon announced that Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of Executive Chair in the third quarter of 2021 and Andy Jassy will become Chief Executive Officer at that time.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, said: “Amazon is what it is because of invention. We do crazy things together and then make them normal. We pioneered customer reviews, 1-Click, personalized recommendations, Prime’s insanely-fast shipping, Just Walk Out shopping, the Climate Pledge, Kindle, Alexa, marketplace, infrastructure cloud computing, Career Choice, and much more. If you do it right, a few years after a surprising invention, the new thing has become normal. People yawn. That yawn is the greatest compliment an inventor can receive. When you look at our financial results, what you’re actually seeing are the long-run cumulative results of invention. Right now I see Amazon at its most inventive ever, making it an optimal time for this transition.”
Jassy joined Amazon in 1997 as a marketing manager. He helped in the development of Amazon Web Services (AWS) since its inception in 2006. In April 2016, Jassy was promoted from senior vice president to CEO of AWS.
Jassy graduated with honors from Harvard College, where he was advertising manager of The Harvard Crimson, before earning an MBA from Harvard Business School. He worked after graduation as a project manager for a collectibles company, MBI, before taking his MBA.
Andy Jassy Age
He was born on January 13, 1968.
Andy Jassy Wife
Andy Jassy married his wife Elana Rochelle Caplan in 1997 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. She is a fashion designer for Eddie Bauer and a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science.
Andy Jassy Children
He and his wife Elana Rochelle Caplan have two children.
Andy Jassy Family
He is the son of Margery and Everett L. Jassy. His father is a senior partner in Dewey Ballantine in New York and is the chairman of the firm’s management committee. His mother is a trustee of Theaterworks/USA, a theater company for young audiences in New York.
Andy Jassy Salary
Andy Jassy earned $36.6 million in 2016. In 2020, for his work as CEO of AWS, Jassy earned a base compensation of $175,000, plus a restricted stock unit award of 4,023 shares (a value of $12,104,844.93 as of July 26, 2020 of Amazon with vesting beginning in 2023. He also received a restricted stock unit award in April 2018 for 10,000 shares (a value of $30,089,100 as of July 26, 2020), which vest 37.5% in 2021, 12.5% in 2022, 37.5% in 2023, and 12.5% in 2024.
Andy Jassy Net Worth
Andy Jassy’s net worth is estimated to be $377 million. He is one of the minority owners of the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League.
Andy Jassy Religion
He is Jewish with Hungarian ancestry.