Notable Death 11/27/20 (Didn't see in pb)
Tony Hsieh, a revered internet entrepreneur who co-founded Zappos and sold the online retailer to Amazon for $1.2 billion, has passed away at the age of 46.
The Zappos.com homepage featured an image of Hsieh on Friday night and a letter posted by Zappos CEO Kedar Deshpande.
“It is with very heavy hearts that we are sharing some very sad news with all of you, as we have learned that Tony passed away earlier today (11-27-20),” Deshpande wrote. “Though Tony retired this past summer, we know what a tremendous impact he has had on both Zappos and on Zapponians, as he has dedicated the past 20 years focusing on the success of both the company and our employees.”
The cause of Hsieh’s death is unknown.