Photo via Spencer Rascoff.
Photo via @SpencerRascoff.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos started off his morning today by talking about innovation, customer focus and the strategy for his company’s delivery drones.

But his audience wasn’t a bunch of high-level Amazon execs. Instead, they were elementary school kids.

Bezos sat down with a group of students at the Seattle-area school where his kids attend. Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, who keynoted our GeekWire Awards last night, was on hand — his child attends the same school — and live-tweeted some of Bezos’ comments.

Bezos spoke about a wide range of topics, from the type of employees that succeed at Amazon to the lessons he learned from his grandfather.

But it looks like the highlight of the talk, at least for the kids, was Amazon’s delivery drone. Bezos even brought one for the students to check out, and they were clearly interested:

Check out some of Bezos’ other comments:

Comments

  • Angie

    Great to see, but I can’t help but feel that presentations such as this typically occur at a certain type of school. In the most general sense, where students want-less for this caliber of inspiration and empowerment. Kudos Bezos, and I don’t mean to take anything away from this. However, I’d love to see more of this at schools that the presenter’s kids don’t attend.

    • kieraeastedi321

      before I looked at the receipt which had said $9732 ,
      I have faith that…my… neighbour woz like they say actualie bringing home
      money part time from their computer. . there friends cousin had bean doing this
      4 only about twenty months and as of now took care of the morgage on there
      apartment and bourt a top of the range Volkswagen Golf GTI . over at this
      website F­i­s­c­a­l­p­o­s­t­.­C­O­M­

  • not a drone

    Just wondering how long it will take for someone to jam the drones and steal the delivery .

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