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David A. Limp

David Limp has worked at Amazon since March 2010 and is currently senior vice president of Amazon Devices & Services. He has overall responsibility for development, retail sales and operational aspects of Amazon devices and the services behind them, including Alexa, Echo, Kindle, Fire TV, Fire tablets, Amazon Appstore, Dash buttons, and the Dash Replenishment Service.

Prior to Amazon, Limp served as venture partner of Azure Capital Partners for four years. Prior to that, he was chief strategy officer of Palm where he was responsible for corporate development, business development and applications. From July 1997 to August 2002, he served as executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Liberate Technologies. Limp started his career at Apple Computer and held various positions from 1987 to 1996, the last of which was director of the North and South American PowerBook division.

Limp earned his bachelor of science degree in computer science and mathematics from Vanderbilt University in 1988, and a master of management degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.