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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Ranks Highest In This Important Category, Poll Finds

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: Fortune

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Ranks Highest In This Important Category, Poll Finds

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the most skilled leader among top tech CEOs, according to a new poll.
Eighty-three percent of respondents said they had confidence in his abilities to grow his company and innovate, beating Apple CEO Tim Cook , Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella , Google CEO Sundar Pichai , and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , according to a survey conducted on Fortune's behalf by The Harris Poll.
Bezos has earned his top position by transforming Amazon from a tiny online bookseller into an e-commerce Goliath. At the same time, he pushed the company beyond its roots into streaming video, information technology, Kindle tablets, and, more recently, Echo smart speakers while also expanding into physical retail, most notably by acquiring grocery chain Whole Foods.
“Amazon is sort of it's own thing right now,” Harris Poll CEO John Gerzema said. “It's like what Apple was 10 years ago.”
But the current landscape is complicated for tech CEOs. Once seen largely as helping make life easier for their...

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