Zappos: Tony Hsieh

Self-described introvert Tony Hsieh has no passion for shoes, but he built Zappos - one of the world's biggest shoe retailers.
Andrew Holder for NPR
Self-described introvert Tony Hsieh has no passion for shoes, but he built Zappos - one of the world's biggest shoe retailers.

Andrew Holder for NPR

Computer scientist Tony Hsieh made millions off the dot-com boom.

But he didn’t make his mark until he built Zappos — a customer service company that “happens to sell shoes.”

Now Zappos is worth over a billion dollars and known for its completely unorthodox management style.

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