Andy Jassy Wiki – Andy Jassy Biography
Andy Jassy is an American businessman and CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is also one of the minority owners of the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League. He helped in the development of Amazon Web Services (AWS) since its inception in 2006. On February 2, 2021, Amazon announced that Andy Jassy will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO during the third quarter of 2021. Bezos will become executive chairman.
In a letter to employees announcing the move, Bezos said: “I’m excited to announce that this Q3 I’ll transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO. “In the Exec Chair role, I intend to focus my energies and attention on new products and early initiatives. Andy is well known inside the company and has been at Amazon almost as long as I have. He will be an outstanding leader, and he has my full confidence.”
He joined Amazon in 1997 as a marketing manager. In 2003, he founded Amazon Web Services (AWS), with a team of 57 people. In April 2016, he was promoted from senior vice president to CEO of AWS.
In 2016, he earned $36.6 million. In 2020, for his work as CEO of AWS, he 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. He has been outspoken in his criticism of rival company Oracle. He is also the chairman of Rainier Prep, a charter school in Seattle.
Jassy grew up in Scarsdale and attended Scarsdale High School. graduated with honors from Harvard College, where he was advertising manager of The Harvard Crimson, before earning an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Andy Jassy Age
He was born Andrew R. Jassy on January 13, 1968. He grew up in Scarsdale and is of Jewish with Hungarian ancestry.
Andy Jassy Wife
In 1997, he married his wife, Elana Rochelle Caplan, a fashion designer for Eddie Bauer.
Andy Jassy Children
He has two children, and his family lives in Seattle.
Andy Jassy House
According to The Sun, together with his wife, they dropped $6.7million for their massive estate in Santa Monica. The mansion features a two-car garage, hardwood floors, a library, dining room, and BBQ area among other amenities. The 2-acre property features three guest bedrooms, each with its own colorful wallpaper and chandeliers. The master suite retains the hardwood flooring found throughout the rest of the home and offers additional luxe amenities — a triple-sided fireplace, separate sitting/office space, private balcony, walk-in closet, a bathroom with dual vanities, and a built-in soaking tub. The Jassy estate’s backyard features a rectangular plunge pool with an inset spa, a full outdoor kitchen with a built-in BBQ and fireplace.
Andy Jassy Net Worth
Andy Jassy’s net worth is estimated to be $377 million.
Andy Jassy Instagram
His Instagram account, https://www.instagram.com/ajassy13/ is set to private. He has more than 400 followers and his bio reads, Manage Amazon Web Services (AWS), married and father of two kids, big sports/music/film fan, experienced buffalo wings eater