When I think of India, I think of all the technology that's built out of here: Jeff Wilke
Whether it was interacting with kids at a Community centre or taking questions from employees at the All hands, or from those at AMAZEWIT (Amazon’s Women in technology conference), we capture some special moments of Jeff Wilke’s (CEO, Amazon, Consumer Worldwide) maiden visit to India
on 12 November 2017
01On Tech and India:When I think of India, I think of all the technology that's built out of here. Whether it’s the Micron App, or the ML team that powers the Q&A section on Detail Pages or the team that’s working on Alexa’s skills India has a major role in Amazon’s business all over the world.
02What are your impressions of the Community centres?This is really impressive – kids playing and learning, there’s a library, there’s vocational training – opportunities that builds skills leading to a job. This is the kind of impact that a company like Amazon can have all over the world.
03On Fulfilment CentresAmazon's investment in technology and infrastructure has generated employment for thousands of local youth.
04What do you think of the selfie culture?This is a beautiful audience and a beautiful audience deserves pictures to commemorate it. I have been surprised of how many selfies have been requested of me and those that I have participated in the last one week – probably more than my whole life. So clearly selfies are important.
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