Jeff Blackburn
Jeff Blackburn
Senior Vice President, Business Development


Credit Blackburn for many of the company's savvy corporate partnerships, investments and acquisitions over the years. After joining in 1998, he helped with Amazon's IPO and the purchase of the online movie database IMDB. In 2009, Blackburn helped facilitate the acquisition of Zappos for an estimated $847 million. And more recently, he spearheaded investments in cloud services like the digital archiving company Sonian and played a role in the $175 million investment in daily deals site LivingSocial.



By JP Mangalindan, Writer-Reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 05 2012: 1:07 PM ET
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