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Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh

American businessman

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December 12, 1973
Tony Hsieh was born in Illinois.

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Connor Perrett
February 9, 2021
Business Insider
Jennifer Pham said in the suits she had a closer relationship to Hsieh than he had with his father and brother, "even though they are blood relatives."
Katie Canales
January 29, 2021
Business Insider
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The Associated Press
January 26, 2021
CTVNews
The cause of the fire that killed Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of the online shoe retailer Zappos, inside a storage shed in November could not be determined, a Connecticut investigator said Tuesday in a report.
Avery Hartmans
January 1, 2021
Business Insider
The coronavirus crisis and the US presidential election dominated the news in 2020, yet the tech industry still embroiled itself in a few scandals.
Eugene Kim and Meghan Morris
December 18, 2020
Business Insider
Hsieh told his friends that he didn't want to be questioned and wanted them to agree not to intervene on his "journey."
Sam Dean
December 12, 2020
Los Angeles Times
The Zappos CEO tried to create a tech utopia in downtown Las Vegas. It didn't quite work, but the city is still reaping the benefits of his big idea.
Matt Turner
December 6, 2020
Business Insider
Tony Hsieh, the legendary entrepreneur and former CEO of Zappos, died November 27 following injuries he sustained in a house fire more than a week prior.
Meghan Morris and Connor Perrett
December 6, 2020
Business Insider
Since the start of the pandemic, Hsieh isolated himself from his longtime friends and relocated to Park City, where he showed a fascination with fire and nitrous oxide.
Katie Canales
December 4, 2020
Business Insider
Ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death was ruled accidental by a coroner, but the cause of the house fire is still under investigation.
Aimee Groth
December 4, 2020
Business Insider
Author Aimee Groth wrote a book about Tony Hsieh's 'Zapponian Utopia.' After his passing, she spoke to his inner circle about what they'll miss most.
Caterina Dassie
December 1, 2020
Business Insider
"Setting out to create a great long-term company may seem to be an overwhelmingly daunting task at first, but using happiness as an organizing principle can help guide you along the way," Zappos' ex-CEO Tony Hsieh wrote.
Katie Canales
November 30, 2020
Business Insider
"The Offer" was to "make sure that employees aren't here just for paychecks," the late Zappos visionary Tony Hsieh told Business Insider in 2016.
Bill Taylor
November 30, 2020
Harvard Business Review
Remembering the longtime Zappos CEO, who passed away at 46.
Richard Feloni
November 30, 2020
Business Insider
The retailer is now fully committed to operating without manager roles, job titles, or a traditional hierarchy.
Avery Hartmans
November 30, 2020
Business Insider
At Zappos, Tony Hsieh adopted a method called "Holacracy," which aimed to create a company culture that empowered everyone.
Theron Mohamed
November 30, 2020
markets.businessinsider.com
Zappos employees sent flowers and cards to customers, spoke with them for hours, helped them to order pizzas, and even hand-delivered packages.
Shona Ghosh
November 30, 2020
Business Insider
Julio Franco
November 29, 2020
TechSpot
The tech community at large is mourning the loss of Tony Hsieh, an Internet entrepreneur who was known for pioneering a new work culture at Zappos, a...
BBC News
November 28, 2020
BBC News
Tony Hsieh led online retailer Zappos, acquired by Amazon, and helped transform central Las Vegas.
Matthew S. Schwartz
November 28, 2020
NPR.org
The technology entrepreneur made his fortune in the heyday of the dot-com era, before pivoting to lead the online shoe company -- despite knowing little about shoes.
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