Former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, Dies at Age 46

Pioneering ecommerce star helped revitalize Las Vegas, his adopted hometown

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For all of the deserved plaudits for building a paradigm-changing ecommerce giant in Zappos, Tony Hsieh had a profound presence in his adopted hometown, Las Vegas. The former CEO, who died Friday from injuries suffered in a Connecticut house fire at age 46, was a champion of the city’s downtown area, that he worked to revitalize. 

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