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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos speaks at SMU during Bush Center Forum

During the Closing Conversation of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Forum on Leadership, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos said the key to his company’s success has been staying true to the core values of “customer-obsession, eagerness to invent, long-term thinking and operational excellence.”

Jeff Bezos, chairman and CEO of Amazon, was the featured speaker at the Closing Conversation of the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Forum on Leadership, in partnership with SMU.
Described as “one of this generation’s leading visionaries,” Bezos talked about the ways in which he thinks our world will change and some of his most ambitious upcoming projects. Bush Center CEO Kenneth Hersh moderated the discussion on April 20 in Moody Coliseum.
The three-day Forum, hosted by President George W. Bush and Laura Bush, is an annual gathering to develop, recognize and celebrate leadership. This year’s Forum coincided with Founders’ Day Weekend, during which the University celebrated the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the SMU campus.

Photos of Founders’ Day Weekend 2018

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