Why The Washington Post's Jeff Bezos Is Adweek's Media Visionary of 2016

Amazon boss changed how we shop—and now he’s saving journalism


Few tech entrepreneurs have had the ability to imagine a future just beyond our reach, and to profoundly change how we live our lives. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg are two such stars, and Jeff Bezos, our Media Visionary for 2016, joins this constellation. From ecommerce and streaming video to artificial intelligence, drone deliveries and publishing, look to Bezos to enable the Jetsons age.

Amazon's founder and CEO has spent the past two decades building a global shopping site with an active user base of 304 million.

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