Amazon and its iconic founder are proving that fighting back against populist fervor is not only the best defense but the only one that works.
What does the Jeff Bezos-National Enquirer teach CEOs? For one thing, boards need to rally around a CEO being targeted by malicious actors with commercial or political motives to shake them down if the target CEOs conduct on the job is still effective, moral, and responsible.
CEOs should follow the trail laid down by Amazon—the hundreds of locales around the nation that may not be right for HQ2 (or even an HQ for you), but would be a great place for a satellite office or expansion site.
Will the HQ2 deals from New York and Virginia make sense for the locations in the long-term, considering the big incentives Amazon will receive?
Amazon selected a pair “second headquarters” in New York City and Northern Virginia. It's a case of the tech rich getting richer and Flyover Country continuing to have to bootstrap its way to digital relevance.
Jim Barnes, CEO of Envista, built the supply chain consulting and e-commerce services company from the ground up with his partner. He’s using his years of experience to help traditional retailers compete against Amazon.
Highlights from a recent speech by Jeff Bezos at an event hosted The Economic Club of Washington DC. In the speech, Bezos hit on a variety of topics, including telling the audience that he’d soon announce the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.
Zoë Barry, 32-year-old CEO of ZappRX, is going after a $300 billion market that she says “floats on the back of fax machines.” She speaks with Chief Executive about Amazon’s foray into healthcare, the industry’s innovation problem and the challenges of being a young CEO.
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