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Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}};<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> born January 12, 1964) is an American entrepreneur and investor. He is a technology entrepreneur who has played a role in the growth of e-commerce<ref name=TEDprofile>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products. Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and a model for Internet sales.<ref name=Demery>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> In 2013, Bezos purchased The Washington Post newspaper.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> As of October 2015, Bezos's personal wealth is estimated to be US$ 55 billion, due in part to a recent spike in Amazon's stock price, ranking him 5th on the Forbes list of billionaires.<ref name="forbes.com">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Jeff Bezos sections
Intro  Early life and education  Business career  Bezos Expeditions  Non-profit donations and activities  Recognition  Criticism  Personal life  References  External links  

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