Saturday, November 28, 2020
The tech entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, who was the longtime CEO of the online shoe retailer Zappos, died Friday "as a result of injuries sustained from a fire," his attorney said. Hsieh was 46. After graduating from Harvard University, Hsieh joined graduated from Harvard University and joined the company in 1999 when it was still called ShoeSite.com. Amazon bought Zappos for $1.2 billion in 2009. Hsieh retired from Zappos without an announcement in August. "Tony Hsieh was a visionary. He was generous with his time and willing to share his invaluable expertise with anyone. And he was very, very cool," professional skateboarded Tony Hawk said.
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