Vice President & Country Manager, Amazon India
Amit Agarwal is Vice President and Country Manager for Amazon India and responsible for Amazon’s consumer and seller businesses in India, including operations of two websites: Junglee.com (launched in February 2012) and Amazon.in (launched in May 2013). Prior to taking on this role, he was responsible for Amazon’s country expansion efforts including launching Amazon’s retail presence in Italy and Spain.
Agarwal joined Amazon.com in 1999, and has led several new initiatives in the formative stages of Amazon’s seller, web-services and external payments businesses, and played a crucial role in Amazon’s recent international expansion efforts. He has served in a variety of leadership positions including: Director of Technology Amazon Web Services (AWS), Managing Director for Amazon’s development center in Bangalore, Global Technical Advisor to Jeff Bezos, and Vice President International Expansion.
Agarwal holds a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in India.
Agarwal lives in Bangalore with his wife, daughter, and son.