Elana Rochelle Caplan
Elana Rochelle Caplan is the proud and longtime wife of Amazon executive, Andy Jassy.
Elana’s husband is the talk of the town after it’s been announced by Amazon that her man will become the next CEO.
Is only natural that everyone wants to know all about Jassy, so here you’ll find out all the details we know about him, and of course, about the woman behind the man; his lovely wife, Elana Rochelle Caplan.
Andy Jassy Wife
Andy Jassy wife is Elana Rochelle Caplan, who has been by his side for many years. The 53-year-old has been happily married to Elana Rochelle Caplan since August 24, 1997.
The couple married in a ceremony at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Their wedding was officiated by NY Rabbi James Brandt.
Andy Jassy wife is also successful in her own right, Elana Rochelle Caplan happens to be a fashion designer.
The couple who has been together for over two decades are the proud parents of two children.
Elana Caplan biography
Andy Jassy wife, Elana Rochelle Caplan who also goes by Elana Jassy; was born in 1968 to parents Louise B Caplan and George T Caplan.
According to their wedding announcement, her father is known as an eminent commercial litigation lawyer, while her mother worked as the office administrator at the law firm Bryan Cave in Santa Monica.
Her father was a commercial litigation lawyer, who was a managing partner at New York-based firm Dewey Ballantine. He was also the president of the LA-based production company Jewish Television Network.
Who is Andy Jassy Wife?
Elana Rochelle Caplan is a native of Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science pursuing a degree in apparel design.
Following the birth of the couple’s first child, Elana Rochelle Caplan stopped working to focus on the couple’s growing family.
She later launched her own venture. She has her own website called, Eclectic Nomad; which states she has worked in apparel designing across cities like Tel Aviv, New York, and Boston, before moving to Seattle.
Though her husband is a public business figure, is safe to say Elana enjoys keeping her privacy and is a doting mother and supportive wife. She also stays away from social media.
Elana Rochelle Caplan who is said to be a travel lover and a fan of sports, is also works at Amazon. Caplan works as a marketing manager at Amazon.
Elana Rochelle Caplan Eddie Bauer
As a fashion desginer, Elana Rochelle Caplan is known for having worked with Eddie Bauer.
Following her nuptials with Andy Jassy, she began working for the famous fashion label Eddie Bauer Inc. in Seattle.
Andy Jassy family
Andy was born on January 13, 1968; to parents Margery and Everett L. Jassy. The New York native is said to be a ‘down to earth guy.’
In his Twitter bio, he describes himself as “married” and the “father of two kids.” He is also a self-proclaimed “big sports/music/film fan,” and an “experienced buffalo wings eater.”
Andy Jassy wife Elana Rochelle Caplan and their children are longtime Seattle residents. He and his family also own properties in California.
The couple is parents to two children who they are raising at their massive $6.7million Seattle estate
Who will be the next CEO of Amazon?
Andy Jassy has been chosed as Amazon’s next CEO, it is a huge news since Jassy will be replacing co-founderJeff Bezos, after 27-years. Jassy will officially take the reins later this year.
Jassy has made a career at Amazon, he currently serves as the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company veteran has run the cloud division since its inception nearly two decades ago.
According to TheVerge, he is a core believer in Bezos’ business philosophies, making him a natural pick.
Jassy graduated from Harvard Business School in 1997 and joined Amazon soon thereafter as part of a wave of fresh MBAs flocking to the tech industry before the dot-com boom.
Jassy moved out West with the intention of one day returning to New York, according to an interview last year on The Disruptive Voice podcast, but he’s never held a job at another company.
Andy Jassy went on to become Bezos’ first “shadow” adviser, something like a corporate chief of staff who followed the CEO every day and sat in on all of his meetings, according to a profile of Jassy published late last month by Insider.
Jassy is credited for architecting the company’s cloud vision, having run AWS since it was created and becoming its CEO in 2016. He had previously served as a senior vice president.
He helped Amazon with exploring the then-nascent technology of cloud computing around 2003. The goal was to see whether it made sense for Amazon to offer hosting services to other websites and businesses, back when many of the largest tech companies mainly relied on third-party data centers or had already begun looking into or actively building their own.
It was Jassy who helped identify the problem: Amazon’s development tools, frankly, sucked. The company set out to improve them by creating easier-to-use APIs and other technology that would let any one team at Amazon pull from a common pool of resources. “So very quietly around 2000, we became a services company with really no fanfare,” Jassy told a crowd at the re: Invent conference in 2018, according to TechCrunch.
It took Amazon another six years of exploring and experimenting to formally develop AWS really taking off in 2003, before the company launched its first cloud product in 2006.
Jassy said during an interview
“If you believe companies will build applications from scratch on top of the infrastructure services if the right selection [of services] existed, and we believed they would if the right selection existed, then the operating system becomes the internet, which is really different from what had been the case for the [previous] 30 years,”
Today, AWS powers a huge bulk of apps, services, and websites consumers and employees use every day. It’s why so many companies forgo building their own data center operations and instead choose AWS or one of its competitors. It’s simply easier to use Amazon than to do it yourself.
Andy Jassy LinkedIn
Andy Jassy graduated from Harvard College, where he was advertising manager of The Harvard Crimson, before earning an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Following his Harvard graduation, Andy’s first job after graduation was project manager for a collectibles company, MBI.
He then joined Amazon in 1997. Andy Jassy first started at Amazon tasked with helping what was then a small online bookseller to expand its catalog to CDs. In the early 2000’s he began shadowing Bezos as a technical assistant. In 2003, he found himself in a brainstorming session with Bezos. They ended up with the idea to build the cloud-computing platform now known as AWS.
He was promoted from senior vice president to the CEO of AWS in 2016.
His tenure at AWS has also turned cloud computing into the most profitable of Amazon’s divisions, accounting for roughly 63 percent of the company’s profits in 2020 and putting it on track to make more than $50 billion in revenue this year. Amazon now controls about a third of the entire cloud infrastructure market.
Aside from Amazon, Jassy is also one of the minority owners of Seattle’s professional hockey team, the Seattle Kraken.
Andy Jassy political views
Jassy is known internally for his exhaustive attention to detail and hands-on approach; that said, he is also known to be vocal about controversial topics.
In September, he tweeted publicly about accountability for the killing of Breonna Taylor, and he’s been outspoken in his support for the Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ issues.
Both Andy and wife, Elana Rochelle Caplan are longtime democratic supporters. They are known to have donated to Sen. Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
How much is Andy Jassy worth?
According to online sources, Andy Jassy has an estimated net worth of approximately $400 million.
His wealth stems from his long career with Amazon.
Let’s keep in mind that Amazon Web Services, is the company’s most-profitably division which powers large portions of the world wide web today.
Back in 2016, he became Amazon’s highest-earning executive, surpassing even Bezos’ salary.
Why did Jeff step down?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be stepping down from his position in Q3 of this year. Bezos will transition to executive chair of Amazon’s board.
“I’m excited to announce that this Q3 I’ll transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO,” Bezos wrote in a letter to employees about the change. “In the Exec Chair role, I intend to focus my energies and attention on new products and early initiatives. Andy is well known inside the company and has been at Amazon almost as long as I have. He will be an outstanding leader, and he has my full confidence.”
Bezos also made it clear that he is not retiring, saying he plans to
“stay engaged in important Amazon initiatives but also have the time and energy I need to focus on the Day 1 Fund, the Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, The Washington Post, and my other passions.”
Who is second in command at Amazon?
Jassy has been long viewed and considered as Jeff Bezos’ protégé and second-in-command at the company.
After all, it was Andy Jassy who has run the company’s fastest growing division and boosted Amazon into its most profitable quarter ever. He has also been in the company as long as Bezos.
He has been widely described as a company leader who shares a lot of attributes with Bezos.
Amazon Net Worth 2021
It is of common knowledge that Andy won’t have it easy and that Bezos is getting out before things go downhill. According to Fortune, Amazon stock rose 225,000% under Jeff Bezos.
Amazon’s revenues have also grown, from $148 million in fiscal year 1997 to $386 billion for fiscal year 2020, while the company has also climbed the ranks of the Fortune 500—from its debut at No. 492 in 2002 to No. 2 in 2020.
The Amazon that Andy Jassy is inheriting is one that its size and influence have led to increased scrutiny along with the rest of Big Tech. His new job now also includes testifying to Congress.
Much of the antitrust investigations into Amazon focus on its relationship with third-party sellers.
Other issues Jassy will face as the new Amazon CEO is that the company faces its first major unionization effort in several years.