Kedar Deshpande is the CEO at Zappos.
Deshpande, a graduate of Doctor Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University and the University of Nevada – Reno, started with Zappos in 2011 as Portfolio Manager. Over the years, Deshpande had multiple roles with multiple executive-level positions leading up to the Chief Operating Officer in 2019.
Zappos.com is an online shoe and clothing shop currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In July 2009, the company announced it would be acquired by Amazon.com in an all-stock deal worth about $1.2 billion. Since its founding in 1999, it has become one of the world's largest online shoe stores.