back to article AWS names Adam Selipsky new CEO as Andy Jassy preps to take Jeff Bezos' big chair

Former AWS CEO and Amazon.com CEO-in-waiting Andy Jassy has announced his successor: Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky. In an email to AWS staff that the company made public, Jassy detailed the 11 years that Selipsky spent at AWS as a vice-president in charge of support, sales, and marketing. Selipsky left AWS in 2016 to become CEO …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Couldn't find a techie from the inside?

    Yeah so he's at least ex-AWS, but bit perturbed they couldn't a) find someone who's currently inside and b) has a tech background, not a sales drone.

    You have one guess why this is an AC post.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Couldn't find a techie from the inside?

      Because you didn't want to call attention to the fact that the new head donated money to one US politician and the company he's taking over publicly kicked a customer from AWS because they supported his opponent?

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