Big Think Interview With Tony Hsieh
A conversation with the CEO of Zappos
Tony Hsieh is the CEO of Zappos.com, an online shoe and clothing shop. Hseih joined Zappos as an advisor and investor after he sold LinkExchange, the company he co-founded, to Microsoft for $265 million in 1999. He ultimately took on the role of CEO, where he helped grow the Zappos to over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales annually, while simultaneously making Fortune magazine's annual "Best Companies to Work For" list. In November 2009, Zappos.com, Inc. was acquired by Amazon.com in a deal valued at $1.2 billion on the day of closing. Hsieh is also the author of "Delivering Happiness."