Amazon executive speaks on leadership, April 18
Posted April 11, 2007; 04:43 p.m.
Amazon.com executive and Princeton alumnus Jeff Wilke will discuss "Tough Choices: Leadership Is All About the Long Run" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.
Wilke, senior vice president for Amazon's North American retail operations, will explore three types of long-term leadership investments and share experiences that have shaped him as a leader. His talk is the final lecture in the 2006-07 "Leadership in a Technological World" series sponsored by the Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.
Wilke, a 1989 Princeton graduate, joined Amazon in 1999 as vice president and general manager of operations. From 2002 to 2006, he was the online retail giant's senior vice president for worldwide operations.