32 episodes

Learn from Amazon executives how to apply Amazon's best principles and processes to grow your own business. Listen as Amazon's strategies, frameworks, and mechanisms are broken down in the personal experiences of senior Amazon leaders so that they can be replicated and applied in your work as manager, leader, entrepreneur, or digital innovator. As host of Think Like Amazon, Tyler Wallis, a former Amazon leader himself, takes you deep into conversations with business and technology leaders at Amazon to explore the management and innovation processes that catapulted the company's growth. You'll explore how principles such as working backwards, customer obsession, and fast decision making can help you take your business to the next level.Follow new releases and updates at https://www.linkedin.com/company/think-like-amazon-podcast/

Think Like Amazon Tyler Wallis

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

Learn from Amazon executives how to apply Amazon's best principles and processes to grow your own business. Listen as Amazon's strategies, frameworks, and mechanisms are broken down in the personal experiences of senior Amazon leaders so that they can be replicated and applied in your work as manager, leader, entrepreneur, or digital innovator. As host of Think Like Amazon, Tyler Wallis, a former Amazon leader himself, takes you deep into conversations with business and technology leaders at Amazon to explore the management and innovation processes that catapulted the company's growth. You'll explore how principles such as working backwards, customer obsession, and fast decision making can help you take your business to the next level.Follow new releases and updates at https://www.linkedin.com/company/think-like-amazon-podcast/

    Delivering Results through Transparent Leadership with Ronak Patel

    Delivering Results through Transparent Leadership with Ronak Patel

    Ronak spent over 9 years at Amazon, where he led large businesses across Fulfillment, Ultra-fast delivery, Real Estate, Process Improvement, and Last Mile Delivery. Ronak was also the youngest Regional Director in Amazon history, with placement into Amazon’s highest volume, most critical region of fulfillment. After nearly a decade with the company, Ronak left Amazon to join Odeko as Chief Supply Chain Officer. In this episode, Ronak shares how his career in operations leadership q...

    • 30 min
    How to Dive Deep and ask your team good questions with Jennifer Arthur

    How to Dive Deep and ask your team good questions with Jennifer Arthur

    Jennifer spent over 16 years at Amazon across various roles that included Financial Analyst, Product Manager, Head of Vendor Management, and Category Leader. During this time, Jennifer’s teams helped create new input metrics and ask questions to evolve Amazon’s use of data in the quest for operational excellence. Jennifer has since taken this ability to lead through data and questioning to launch a marketplace service for BuildDirect Technologies and consult various consumer brands in their A...

    • 34 min
    (Part 2) International Expansion and Are Right, A Lot with Steve Frazier

    (Part 2) International Expansion and Are Right, A Lot with Steve Frazier

    In part two of this 2-episode special with Steve Frazier, a former 20-year Amazon VP, we pick up in talking about how to use data, focus on inputs, and exercise strong judgement in prioritizing your team’s attention in a scaling business. You’ll hear Steve share: · Why businesses should focus on operational performance reviews, even on day 1· The 2 magical metrics that helped Amazon stay focused on the right actions as it scaled·...

    • 20 min
    (Part 1) International Expansion and Are Right, A Lot with Steve Frazier

    (Part 1) International Expansion and Are Right, A Lot with Steve Frazier

    Steve spent over 20 years as a VP at Amazon where he launched multiple businesses and led organizations around the globe. During his Amazon career, Steve spent time as the country manager for Amazon UK and Amazon China, in addition to roles leading North American Retail expansion and the rollout of international consumer programs. In this first installment of our two-episode conversation with Steve, we discuss Amazon’s approach to expanding businesses internationally and what it wa...

    • 29 min
    Using Mechanisms to scale your business with Umer Sadiq

    Using Mechanisms to scale your business with Umer Sadiq

    Umer spent nearly 12 years at Amazon as a software development leader across a diverse set of businesses including Amazon’s data warehouse, reverse logistics, Prime Now program, Amazon Fresh, and Whole Foods Market. Umer left Amazon in early 2018 to co-found Veeve, a contact-less shopping checkout solution, and in early 2021, Umer took on the role of CTO at fabric.inc, a high-growth startup providing headless commerce solutions for retail businesses. In this interview, Umer shares how Am...

    • 27 min
    People Leadership and Managing by the Inputs with Mandy Bottorff

    People Leadership and Managing by the Inputs with Mandy Bottorff

    Mandy spent over 13 years at Amazon across a number of roles including as leader of product management, marketing, and retail buying teams, running Prime Pantry, leading the supply chain function for Amazon Private Label, and leading worldwide employee performance management programs. Since Amazon, Mandy has joined The Bouqs, an innovative e-commerce floral delivery service, where she is now VP of People and applying her input focused approach to driving improvements to organizational health....

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

dckdl ,

Value!

As an operations leader, I’ve always been curious about the principles by which Amazon leaders operate. Hearing about how they work in action is really valuable. Thanks!

Satish.Just.Do.It ,

Gold Mine

I can't say how much I love this podcast. Tyler interview style and the guests are phenomenal.

Tyler - THANK YOU for doing this. I would love to buy you a drink!

Hopsonious ,

Sorely needed content

Amazon has been an outrageously successful company, but short of going to work there, it’s hard to tease out just how they do it. This kind of content is sorely needed.

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