Tony Hsieh

Founder at Zappos.com, Inc.

Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh

Founder at Zappos.com, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Zappos.com, Inc.
Venture Frogs LLC
Factorli, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1061

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1975

Age

43

Number of Awards

3

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Jetsuite, Inc.

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Co-Chairman at Columbia University - Columbia Business School

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Founder at Azul SA

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Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

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Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

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Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

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Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Co-Founder at LinkExchange, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at JetBlue Airways Corporation

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Co-Founder at Code.org

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Tony Hsieh
Founder at Zappos.com, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree
Class of 1995

Harvard was established in 1636, and it is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Career History
Founder
1999 - Current

Zappos.com, Inc. operates an online apparel retail store. Its products encompass accessories, baby products, bags and handbags, beauty products, apparel, eyewear, house ware, jewelry, shoes, sporting goods and watches. The company was founded by Nick Swinmurn and Tony Hsieh in June 1999 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

VegasTech.com is a seed stage investment fund that focuses on investing in founders and start-ups solving huge problems that are committed to building a vibrant, connected technology community in downtown Las Vegas.

Co-Founder
1999 - Prior

Venture Frogs focuses on investments in the Internet, e-Commerce, information and telecommunications technology sectors. The firm seeks to invest in private companies that are in the early stages of the development of new strategic opportunities and are experiencing unusual growth. Investments range from $100,000 to $3 million. Venture Frogs invests mainly in companies located in the San Francisco Bay area of the US

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Zappos.com, Inc. operates an online apparel retail store. Its products encompass accessories, baby products, bags and handbags, beauty products, apparel, eyewear, house ware, jewelry, shoes, sporting goods and watches. The company was founded by Nick Swinmurn and Tony Hsieh in June 1999 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

Director
Current

JetSuite, Inc. provides private passenger air transportation services. The company was founded by Keith Rabin and Alex Wilcox in 2006 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Director
Current

JetSuiteX, Inc. provides transportation of passengers, baggage, parcels, freight, and cargo by air. The firm also provides loaning and rental of airplanes, jet airplanes and aircraft. The company is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Political Donations
$1,000
2015

Representative at Office of the Representative from Nevada's 4th District, Ruben Kihuen

$5,200
2014

Senator from New Jersey

$2,500
2013

Co-Founder at R&R Resources+

Transactions
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Amazon.com, Inc. purchases Zappos.com, Inc.

Investments
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JetSuite, Inc. provides private passenger air transportation services. The company was founded by Keith Rabin and Alex Wilcox in 2006 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

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Beep, Inc. develops cloud-connected wireless sensors. Its environmental sensor collects accurate real-time temperature and humidity data and can be customized for refrigerated warehouses, medical samples and vaccines, data centers, and infrastructure monitoring. The company was founded by Daniel Conrad and Shawn Lewis in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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WithMe, Inc. operates as an online cloud based central ordering platform for small business owners. It helps small businesses by streamlining their inventory purchasing and giving them discounts by aggregating their volume with other small businesses in the same industry. The firm also builds, manages and tracks purchase orders, communications and payments, to all vendors in one place. The company was founded by Andre Gao, Joanna Hsu, Danielle Jenkins and Jonathan Jenkins in 2011 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

Awards & Honors
Rank #34
2013
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Rank #29
2011
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Rank #31
2011
Fortune Magazine - 40 under 40
Events
Speaker
-Los Angeles, CA
2014 Milken Institute Global Conference

People - Opportunities - Solutions

Speaker
Las Vegas, NV, United States
2013 Internet Marketing Association IMPACT13

This is an annual event that showcases the best practices and latest trends in Internet Marketing.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.