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As the coronavirus pandemic continues unabated, tech CEOs are marshaling resources, using technology and donating money to help mitigate COVID-19’s impact.
Here is how they do that.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Wholly Focussed On COVID-19
Writing in the company blog dayone on Saturday, Amazon Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos said his own time and thinking was now “wholly focussed” on COVID-19.
He wrote, “This isn’t business as usual, and it’s a time of great stress and uncertainty.” Amazon is changing its logistics, transportation, supply chain, purchasing, and third party seller processes to “prioritize stocking and delivering essential items like household staples, sanitizers, baby formula, and medical supplies.”
Bezos announced the company was planning to hire 100,000 new employees and raise wages for hourly workers “who are fulfilling orders and delivering to customers during this period of stress and turmoil.”
Tim Cook Says Apple Helping Health Workers
Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" …
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