Amazon VP: Why I Work for Amazon

Why I Work for AmazonMaria Renz, vice president and technical advisor to the CEO at Amazon, wrote an article for Re/code describing her experience working for the tech giant.

“I wouldn’t describe myself as outspoken,” Renz writes. “However, in the wake of the recent New York Times article about Amazon’s culture, I felt the need to contribute my voice to the conversation. Not because I seek to challenge other people’s experiences or because I have a remarkable story, but because I don’t. At least in my opinion, my story is representative for a lot of Amazonians.”

“I started out thinking that I should share the details of my ups and downs and in-betweens as a way to shed light on what it feels like to be a professional woman at Amazon,” Renz continues. “But in the process of recording the life experiences I have had, I realized my story became pretty repetitive — in a positive way.”

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