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The phenomenal rise of Jeff Bezos - a 'mysterious' corporate titan

For nearly two decades, Bezos was adamant that the company should largely stay out of the political limelight and not make a stir in local communities. It also had a bare-bones lobbying operation

Nick Wingfield & Nellie Bowles | NYT  |  Seattle 

Jeff Bezos rubbed elbows last weekend with Halle Berry, Chris Hemsworth and other Hollywood celebrities at an after-party for the Golden Globes. In December, he walked the red carpet, along with Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, at a screening of The Post in Washington. On Friday, Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, made public their $33 million donation to a nonprofit that provides college scholarships to so-called Dreamers, young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. In October, he received an award for a donation to a marriage equality campaign. Jennifer Cast, ...

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 00:55 IST
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