One of Jeff Bezos’ former technical advisers, Wei Gao, will join London virtual events startup Hopin as chief operating officer, adding to the executive exodus from Amazon. Gao was a 16-year veteran of Amazon before leaving the company last week, according to a report by CNBC . The executive had recently caught the eye of Bezos, who named her his technical adviser in 2018—a coveted role which...
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