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Jeff Blackburn

Operating Partner

Jeff Blackburn is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and the senior vice president of media and entertainment at Amazon.

Jeff joined Amazon after its IPO and spearheaded its growth in the core marketplace business and expansion across Amazon Advertising, Prime Video, Amazon Music, and Amazon Studios. Most recently, Jeff served as senior vice president of worldwide business development where he oversaw dozens of minority investments, and more than a hundred acquisitions across every business line — including retail, Kindle, Echo, Alexa, FireTV, advertising, music, streaming audio & video, and Amazon Web Services.

Jeff holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.