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Amazon’s CEO Talks Present and Future Challenges, Opportunities

  • Andy Jassy said he didn’t begrudge consumer chief’s departure
  • Pledges continued push into video, autonomous cars, satellites
Andy Jassy speaks during the Bloomberg Technology Summit in San Francisco.
Andy Jassy speaks during the Bloomberg Technology Summit in San Francisco.Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy, in a wide-ranging interview at the Bloomberg Technology Summit in San Francisco, discussed the departure of his consumer chief and pledged to keep investing in such moonshots as autonomous vehicles, video streaming and internet satellites.

Asked about the departure of Dave Clark, who is leaving to run logistics software startup Flexport Inc., Jassy said he doesn’t blame the 23-year veteran for moving on to something new.