Chinese American shoe king died in a fire

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 Chinese American shoe king died in a fire


Xie Jiahua was born in December 1973 in Illinois and graduated from Harvard University. His parents came from Taiwan. Zappos was founded around 1999 and its business is booming. It was acquired by Amazon in 2009. Xie Jiahua retired in August after leading the company for about 20 years.

Ivanka and Xie Jiahua (twitter)

On November 18, Xie Jiahua was visiting his family in Connecticut when his room caught fire and died. According to China Overseas Chinese network on November 29, according to the United States world daily reports, 27 died in the company of his family. Megan farzio, a spokesman for the downtown partnership he founded, confirmed Xies death.

Xie Jiahuas RV (World Daily)

According to China News Network earlier reported, according to the US Star Island daily, New York Institute of fashion design (Fashion Institute of Technology) 2011 graduation ceremony, invited Chinese entrepreneur Tony Heieh to give a speech, about his legendary entrepreneurial history from Harvard computer genius to Internet hundreds of millions of shoe king.

Reported that Xie Jiahua 23 years old set up a network company LinkExchange for $20 thousand, then sold it to Microsoft 26 million 500 thousand before the burst of the Internet bubble, and later joined. Zappos.com He became the CEO through his talent and hard work, and became the leader of Chinese American entrepreneurs with annual performance of 100 million US dollars. He said in his speech that it is not enough for a young man to be knowledgeable and full of fighting spirit. Success requires four elements, one of which is indispensable. When he was in college, he started his first business, selling pizza downstairs. Recalling this entrepreneurial experiment, he joked that pizza is the first element of success. He intended to warn young graduates that success requires the courage to try and know how to expand your network in the process of trying. In fact, Alfred Lin, the chief financial officer who later joined Xie Tianhua to fight the world, became a close friend and eventually a business partner in the process of selling pizza.

For young people who have just stepped out of school, the second element of success is passion, Xie added. He suggested that students think about what they like to do best. It is very simple to want to know what they like best, just think about whether they are willing to do this job in the next ten years. Dont chase those useless notes, but chase your dreams. He explained that dont just think about making money, because only then can you get the third element of success, happiness. He said that only by doing what one likes can one really go to the road of making money. In the end, it is luck. In fact, the God of destiny favors everyone, but only those who are prepared can show their light when good luck comes. Daily economic news comprehensive overseas network, China new network, China Overseas Chinese network source: Daily Economic News responsible editor: Chen Hequn_ NB12679

For young people who have just stepped out of school, the second element of success is passion, Xie added. He suggested that students think about what they like to do best. It is very simple to want to know what they like best, just think about whether they are willing to do this job in the next ten years. Dont chase those useless notes, but chase your dreams. He explained that dont just think about making money, because only then can you get the third element of success, happiness. He said that only by doing what one likes can one really go to the road of making money. In the end, it is luck. In fact, the God of destiny favors everyone, but only those who are prepared can show their light when good luck comes.

Daily economic news comprehensive overseas network, China new network, China Overseas Chinese network