Jeff Blackburn

Partner

Jeff Blackburn is a partner at Bessemer and invests in early and late-stage customer-focused companies.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Jeff spent a 22-year career at Amazon.com, having joined the e-commerce giant after its IPO and spearheading 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.