The Growing Ex-Amazon Club and Why It’s a Good Thing

Updated: Call it a coincidence, but over the past few days I have spent a lot of time with folks who used to work for Amazon (s amzn) but are now out doing new things. It all started with Jason Kilar, the CEO of Hulu, who was a keynote speaker at our NewTeeVee Live conference. Then last night I met with Dave Schapell, founder and CEO of TeachStreet, an e-marketplace for teachers. And this morning I had coffee with Jeff Lawson, co-founder of Twilo.
My buddy Dave McClure was the one who pointed out that they are all part of the Ex-Amazon club. Just like the rising number of ex-Google entrepreneurs I wrote about last year, these guys are leaving top jobs at one of the best technology companies in the U.S. Read More about The Growing Ex-Amazon Club and Why It’s a Good Thing