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Get To Know Incoming Amazon Boss Andy Jassy’s Wife Elana Rochelle Caplan

Elana Rochelle Caplan
Who is Elana Rochelle Caplan? Amazon is getting a new CEO in Andy Jassy after Jeff Bezos announced that he intends to step down from the position. Bezos, who founded the online retailing giant 27 years ago, will remain in the company as executive chair, focusing on “new products and early initiatives,” he announced in a mail on Tuesday. Since the announcement, the world wants to know more about Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy and his wife Elana Rochelle Caplan, who have been married since 1997.

Here are ten things to know about Elana Rochelle Caplan:

1. Born in 1968, Caplan grew up in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California.

2. Caplan is the daughter of Louise B Caplan and George T Caplan, who is a commercial litigation lawyer from California.

3. George Caplan represents “major corporations in matters related to unfair competition, intellectual property, copyright, trademark infringement and First Amendment issues,” as per The Sun. Her mother worked as the office administrator at the law firm Bryan Cave in Santa Monica. 

4. The 52-year-old is graduated from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science.

5. Caplan is a fashion designer at Eddie Bauer Inc., who loves to travel, according to The New York Times.

6. Elana Rochelle Caplan got married to soon-to-be Amazon CEO Andy Jassy in 1997 and the wedding ceremony was held at Santa Monica, California. The couple has two children. 

7. As per the website Eclectic Nomad, Elena Rochelle Caplan has extensively worked in apparel designing across cities like Tel Aviv, New York, and Boston, before moving to Seattle.

8. Both Jassy, who has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and Caplan are currently working at Amazon. In addition to being a fashion designer, Caplan works as a marketing manager at Amazon. Her husband Jassy joined the company in 1997 and founded Amazon’s Web Services in 2016. He is the force behind Amazon’s cloud computing unit.

9. Elena Rochelle Caplan likes to stay away from social media platforms. According to Jassy, she is into sports. 

10. The couple lives at their estate in Santa Monica, whose value is placed at 6.7million dollars.