Jeff Bezos vs Mark Zuckerberg

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CEO and Founder, Amazon.com
Cofounder, Chairman and CEO, Facebook
$127.26 Billion
Net worth 2018
$72.45 Billion
Technology
Industry
Technology
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S
Residence
White Plains
United States
Country
United States
12/01/1964
BirthDay
14/05/1984
1.71 m
Height
1.71 m
4
Children
2
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Princeton University
Education
Drop Out, Harvard University
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2018

According to Forbes, Bezos was listed in January 2018 as the wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$108

2017

As of October 2017, Bezos has been the wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes, surpassing Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates

2016

Bezos criticized Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election

2015

He has also figured in Fortune's list of 50 great leaders of the world for three straight years, topping the list in 2015

2014

In May 2014, Bezos was named World's Worst Boss by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), at their World Congress

2013

Moritz, Switzerland, and the 2013 conference in Watford, Hertfordshire, England

2011

He was a member of the Executive Committee of The Business Council for 2011 and 2012

2009

Nonprofit projects funded by Bezos Expeditions include:The foundation gave $10 million in 2009 and $20 million in 2010 to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

2008

Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008

2006

" The company was kept secret for a few years; it became publicly known only in 2006 when it purchased a sizable aggregation of land in west Texas for a launch and test facility

2000

In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company, partially as a result of his fascination with space travel, including an early interest in developing "space hotels, amusement parks, colonies and small cities for 2 million or 3 million people orbiting the Earth

1999

He was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 1999

1998

Bezos was one of the first shareholders in Google, when he invested $250,000 in 1998

1994

com in 1994 after making a cross-country drive from New York to Seattle, writing up the Amazon business plan on the way

1986

In 1986, Bezos graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science

1982

While in high school, he attended the Student Science Training Program at the University of Florida, receiving a Silver Knight Award in 1982

1970

In 1970, DARPA's engineers created a model for a communications network for the military that could still function even if a nuclear attack demolished conventional lines of communication: ARPAnet, was the foundation of what would eventually become the Internet

1968

In April 1968 (when Jeff was 4), she married her second husband, Miguel "Mike" Bezos, a Cuban who immigrated alone to the United States when he was 15 years old

1964

Jeffrey Preston Bezos (/ˈbeɪzoʊs/; né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon

1958

Before joining the AEC, Gise had worked for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the research and development arm of the Department of Defense that was created in 1958 as the first response by the US government to the Russian launching of Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite in 1957

1946

1946) was 17 years old and still in high school at the time of his birth

2018

1 billion as of January 2018, making him the fifth richest person in the world

2017

" As he closed his commencement address at Harvard University in May 2017, Zuckerberg shared the Jewish prayer Mi Shebeirach, which he stated he says when he faces challenges in life

2016

" In December 2016, when asked "Aren't you an atheist?" in response to a Christmas Day post on Facebook, Zuckerberg responded, "No

2015

On July 31, 2015, Zuckerberg announced that he and Chan were expecting a baby girl

2014

Zuckerberg has also been very active in China, and he has been a member of Tsinghua University business school's advisory board since 2014

2013

When questioned about the mid-2013 PRISM scandal at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in September 2013, Zuckerberg stated that the U

2012

On May 19, 2012, Zuckerberg and Chan married in Zuckerberg's backyard in an event that also celebrated her graduation from medical school

2011

The company first participated in the event in 2011, with 70 employees, and this number increased to 700 for the 2013 march

2010

Zuckerberg studied Mandarin in preparation for the couple's visit to China in December 2010

2009

Zuckerberg ranked number 23 on the Vanity Fair 100 list in 2009

2008

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Spokeswoman, Elma Rosas, told Bloomberg that Zuckerberg is listed as "no preference" on voter rolls, and he voted in at least two of the past three general elections, in 2008 and 2012

2007

In November 2007, confidential court documents were posted on the website of 02138, a magazine that catered to Harvard alumni

2002

In 2002, Zuckerberg registered to vote in Westchester County, New York, where he grew up, but did not cast a ballot until November 2008

1990

His father taught him Atari BASIC Programming in the 1990s, and later hired software developer David Newman to tutor him privately

1984

Zuckerberg was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York

0213

Facebook filed to have the documents removed, but the judge ruled in favor of 02138