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Tony Hsieh

Founder at Zappos.com, Inc.
Overview
In The News
Relationships
Paths
Education
Career History
Boards & Committees
Political Donations
Investments
Transactions
Awards & Honors
Events

Tony Hsieh

Founder at Zappos.com, Inc.

Overview

Age
42 (Born 1975)
Notable Companies
Zappos.com, Inc.

Venture Frogs LLC

Factorli, Inc.
Awards
3
Board Seats
5
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 621 people.

In The News See more

ICT Monitor Worldwide
September 7, 2017
New York Observer
September 1, 2017
CNBC
August 18, 2017
Inc.
August 15, 2017
VentureBeat
August 7, 2017
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Relationships See Details


Chief Executive Officer at Jetsuite, Inc.

Professional at Sequoia Capital

Manager at Hawkes Financial Services LLC

Founder at Azul SA

Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

President & Chief Financial Officer at Jetsuite, Inc.

Co-Founder at LinkExchange, Inc.

Partner at VegasTech.com LLC

Information Security Officer at Zappos.com, Inc.
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Educational Background

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
Co-Founder
Prior
Factorli, Inc. manufactured hardware products. It offered solutions for small volumes of plastics, metals and circuit boards. The firm provided services mostly for manufacturing companies. The company was founded by Jen McCabe and Tony Hsieh in 2014 and was headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.
Co-Founder
Prior
Link Exchange, Inc., part of Microsoft Corp., is a company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The firm provides on-line services for Web site owners. Microsoft Corp. acquired Link Exchange, Inc. on 05 Nov 98.
Software Engineer
Prior
Oracle Corp. designs, develops, markets, and supports a diversified line of business software products. The company is organized into the following businesses: Software and Cloud, Hardware Systems and Services. The Software and Cloud business operates through the following segments: New Software Licenses and Cloud Software Subscriptions, Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service and Software License Updates and Product Support. The New Software Licenses and Cloud Software Subscriptions segment includes database, middleware and application software licenses, as well as its Oracle cloud software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service offerings. The cloud infrastructure-as-a-service segment provides deployment and management offerings for its software and hardware and related IT infrastructure. The Software License Updates and Product Support segment provide customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases and patches released during the term of the support period. The Hardware Systems business operates through the following segments: Hardware Systems Products and Hardware Systems Support. The Hardware Systems Products segment provides a broad selection of hardware systems and related services including servers, storage, networking, virtualization software, operating systems and management software to support diverse IT environments, including cloud computing environments. The Hardware Systems Support segment provides customers with software updates for software components that are essential to the functionality of its server and storage products, such as Oracle Solaris and certain other software products, and can include product repairs, maintenance services and technical support services. The Services business offer services solutions to help customers and partners maximize the performance of their investments in Oracle technology. Oracle was founded on June 16, 1977 by Lawrence Joseph Ellison, Robert Nimrod Miner and Edward A. Oates and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
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. It provide the freedom and exhilaration of private air travel to more people than ever is realized through efficient operations, acute attention to detail, acclaimed customer service, and industry-leading safety practices and the firm continues to be the only jet charter company to guarantee its instant, online quotes for its fleet of WiFi-equipped JetSuite Edition CJ3 and Phenom 100 aircraft. 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.
Director
2011 - Prior
JetSuite is the first and only private jet operator to offer the all-new Embraer Phenom in a jet card program. The company currently operates a fleet of seven brand new Phenom 100s the youngest fleet in the industry and expects to double the fleet by the end of the year.The company has committed to 74 brand new Phenoms which seats four passengers comfortably in the most spacious cabin in its class, and has the largest baggage compartment in its category with plenty of room for customers' luggage, pets, golf bags, skis and snowboards. The BMW-designed leather interiors feature Bose Quiet Comfort headsets and 110V power outlets at every seat. JetSuite provides complimentary wines, spirits, Red Stripe beer and snacks.JetSuite provides nonstop service from its 'Suite Spots' throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, and Baja, Mexico, and one-stop service to all points west of the Mississippi river. JetSuite currently has four base airports within its Suite Spot markets, at Long Beach and Oakland, CA, Henderson, NV (Las Vegas) and Scottsdale, AZ (Phoenix). Additional bases will be added this year in the U.S. southwest.
Partner
Prior
Zirtual, Inc. provides virtual assistant services to marketplace. It specializes in scheduling, research, and reservations. The company was founded by Maren Kate Donovan, Collin Vine and Erick Jensen in 2011 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

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+
$15K
2012
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.
$1,000
2012
Co-Founder at R&R Resources+
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Investments

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JetSuite, Inc. provides private passenger air transportation services. It provide the freedom and exhilaration of private air travel to more people than ever is realized through efficient operations, acute attention to detail, acclaimed customer service, and industry-leading safety practices and the firm continues to be the only jet charter company to guarantee its instant, online quotes for its fleet of WiFi-equipped JetSuite Edition CJ3 and Phenom 100 aircraft. 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.
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uBeam beams electricity through the air to charge all of your portable electronics remotely and wirelessly. It’s like Wi-Fi for energy.
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Factorli, Inc. manufactured hardware products. It offered solutions for small volumes of plastics, metals and circuit boards. The firm provided services mostly for manufacturing companies. The company was founded by Jen McCabe and Tony Hsieh in 2014 and was headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.
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Transactions

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

Awards & Honors

Rank #34
2013
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Sponsored by
Rank #29
2011
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Sponsored by
Rank #31
2011
Fortune Magazine - 40 under 40
Sponsored by

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.

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