Key Media Interviews

  • Forbes:  Think Like Amazon; The Secrets of Success Read Here
  •  How to develop an internet of things strategyRead Here
  • Geekwire:  New book explores how the Internet of Things is reshaping businessRead Here
  • Internet History Podcast:  The Birth of Amazon’s 3rd Party PlatformListen Here
  • New York Times — Examing the Amazon WayRead Here
  • Geekwire Podcast InterviewListen Here
  • CNBC Closing Bell InterviewWatch Here

John Rossman: The Amazon Way on IoT

Other Media Videos

  • World’s Largest Supply Management Conference Announces Keynote Themes for Speakers Arianna Huffington, Mitt Romney and John Rossman

    PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Jan. 10, 2018, 10:47 AM PHOENIX, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®), the first and largest not-for-profit professional supply management organization worldwide, has announced an expanded agenda and the themes of its impressive line-up of keynote speakers at the supply management profession’s largest global event, ISM2018, which will be held May 6-9, 2018 at […]

  • Sure, Amazon’s Changed Shopping, But Retailers Can Still Compete — Interview with HowStuffWorks

    By Dave Roos Full artlcle HERE In his 1997 letter to the first Amazon shareholders, CEO Jeff Bezos laid out the three-word business philosophy that could soon make the online giant the first $1 trillion company in history: “obsess over customers.” That simple, customer-centric credo has driven a string of innovations unmatched in American retail: Amazon posted some of […]

  • That Business Show 2.0 Podcast Interview — The Amazon Way or the Highway

    Available from Sticher, iTunes or Video on youtube Sticher HERE iTunes HERE Youtube HERE  

  • The Amazon Way: What Solution Providers Can Learn From The World’s Cloud Computing Leader in CRN

    In CRN, Gina Narcisi summarizes a “fireside chat” I had with Jeff Kaplan.  The full article is HERE Today, AWS is unavoidable as one of the largest cloud computing provider in the world. Solution providers can learn from Amazon’s forward-thinking, customer-first mindset, John Rossman, a former Amazon executive and managing director with Alvarez & Marsal […]

  • NYT: Amazon’s Living Lab: Reimagining Retail on Seattle Streets

    “Amazon is a frugal company,” said John Rossman, a former executive with the company who is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal, a business consulting firm. “They don’t want to be flying teams around a lot to have them be hands-on with their beta operations and experiences.” Amazon’s Living Lab: Reimagining Retail on Seattle […]

  • How to Develop Your IoT Strategy — Interview with

    This article was written by Thor Olavsrud, Senior Writer at based off an interview with me and can read HERE The internet of things (IoT) may present the biggest opportunity to enterprises since the dawn of the internet age, and perhaps it will be bigger. Research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 […]

  • CSP Interview — 3 Ways Amazon Will Succeed With C-Stores—and 1 Big Reason It Won’t

    CSP Daily News is the leader in news for the convenience store industry.  In this interview with Mitch Moreland, we discussed Amazon Go and key objectives for this.  Read the full article HERE Key quotes from interview include “For John Rossman, Amazon’s success in physical retail will stem from its uncanny ability to measure all […]

  • Article On The Amazon Way on IoT by Senior Writer Thor Olavsrud

    I was interviewed by Thor Olavsrud for for an article titled “10 principles of a successful IoT strategy” Read the entire article HERE The internet of things (IoT) presents an opportunity for enterprises to rewrite the rules of their industry. The potential upside is massive: According to research firm Gartner, there will be nearly […]

  • Industry Week Interview –Toughest Challenges of Internet of Things Not the Technology

    Although the technology is difficult, technology is not the hardest part of driving innovation like the Internet of Things in an organization.  Among hard things that IoT will often drive are creating empowered cross-functional teams empowered to make fast decisions, channel conflict caused by products now with sensory information, changing from “transaction sales” to “outcomes […]

  • 21 WAYS AMAZON CHANGED THE FACE OF RETAIL — Rossman Interview National Retail Federation

    I was interviewed for an article with the National Retail Federation (NRF) on the 21 Ways Amazon Changed the Face of Retail.  Perhaps there are even more!  Here were my quotes in the article “Amazon’s horizon for innovation and disruption is five to 10 years, as compared to some investors who can’t see beyond 18 […]

    Key Quotes

    “In the Amazon Way, John Rossman brilliantly illuminates Amazon's secretive corporate culture, using s rare insider's perspective to show how Jeff Bezos has created an unique systems that facilitate good decision making at all levels of his company.”

    - Brad Stone, author, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon