• Amazon's reshuffle continues: the exec who helped put Alexa everywhere is now head of Fire TV and the new gaming service

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Daniel Rausch, Amazon's smart home boss for the last four years, has found a new role within the company as the lead for Fire TV, Appstore, and the Luna game streaming service, Insider has learned.
    Rausch is replacing Marc Whitten, who was Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services for nearly five years, overseeing the business, product, and engineering of Fire TV and Luna, among others. Whitten, previously the chief product officer of Sonos, left Amazon this month to join game development company Unity Technologies.
    It's unclear who is replacing Rausch...
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  • These are the 12 Amazon executive positions that are now vacant following the biggest leadership shakeup in company history

    These are the 12 Amazon executive positions that are now vacant following the biggest leadership shakeup in company history

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Amazon has big shoes to fill after a series of high-profile executive departures that took place over the past year.
    The changes are remarkable - and unprecedented in Amazon's 27-year history - given the company is known for seeing little turnover among its most senior ranks.
    It's not just CEO Jeff Bezos who's moving on to a new position. Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy will have to find his replacement when he takes over Bezos's role later this year. Jeff Blackburn, a long time Bezos confidant, announced his resignation this week, leaving another void in the...
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