In 1999, Tony Hsieh joined Zappos as an advisor and investor, and eventually became CEO, where in just ten years he helped Zappos.com grow from nearly zero sales to a company with a $1.2 billion valuation.
In 2010, Tony recounted his journey coming into his role as CEO of Zappos.com and its subsequent success in his book, Delivering Happiness.
In the book, Tony showed readers how company culture and employee happiness are sustainable means
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“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.”
In addition to his responsibilities as former CEO of Zappos.com and our co-founder, Tony’s purpose is extending into the Las Vegas community. He helped to start Downtown Project, a group committed to helping to transform downtown Las Vegas [DTLV] into the most community-focused large city in the world. This transformation includes $350 million towards revitalization in real estate, small businesses, technology, culture, education, and healthcare.