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Description: Dan Lewis, CEO of trucking logistics start-up Convoy, spent many years at Amazon before founding his own company. Among the biggest projects he worked on as Amazon’s general manager of new shopping experiences was helping to build an online ratings and reviews model. It was a big problem from the online retail giant in its early days.

Source: CNBC.com – video report

Date: Nov 19, 2019

Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/17/former-amazon-customer-review-tech-leaders-5-star-success-lesson.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.activity.Mail

Questions for discussion:

  • What is the guiding philosophy behind Convoy?
  • How is the business model disrupting the operations of the trucking industry?
  • How important is productivity in this industry?
  • Do you think investors will be well rewarded or are there simply too many small trucking firms to make Convoy a long-term success?

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