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Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and happiness guru, dies at 46 – Source CNET Tech

Tony Hsieh speaks at the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas.

Tony Hsieh speaks at the 2015 Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas.


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Tony Hsieh, the former longtime CEO of online shoe seller Zappos and a celebrated proponent of making employee and customer happiness an end goal of business, has died at 46, according to the e-tailer. Hsieh had only recently retired, in August, after two decades at Zappos. 

“The world has lost a tremendous visionary and an incredible human being,” Zappos said in a statement on its site. “We recognize that not only have we lost our inspiring former leader, but many of you have also lost a mentor and a friend.”

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