He started Amazon.com when e-commerce was next to nothing and the web was still a whisper. Today, Bezos is a billionaire, Amazon is ubiquitous, and the web, well, it's the way we live.
It hasn't all been pretty. A lot of bookstores have been trampled. Amazon's balance sheet was touch and go along the way.
But Bezos is still thinking big. From the way we read, to "cloud computing," to humans in space.
This hour, On Point: Amazon.com founder and chief, Jeff Bezos.Guest:
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com.
This program aired on June 25, 2008.