Kurt Weber

Director of Product & Technology, Amazon Fuse, Amazon

Kurt’s career journey has included leading product teams at both early-stage start-ups and established companies including Amazon, where he co-founded a new service in Amazon called “Amazon Fuse” in 2017.  As Director of Technology and Operations, Kurt is responsible for building the Fuse products and services for Amazon that enables Amazon subscriptions and services to acquire and engage incremental customers through distribution partnerships. Fuse expands Amazon’s reach by providing access to large, untapped customer bases via integration into external partner service plans (mobile prepaid and post-paid, broadband, converged, etc.) and associated partner marketing.  The services that Fuse offers includes Amazon Prime, Prime Video, Amazon Music, Audible, and Kindle, with more services to be included in the coming year, and Fuse now has partnerships with over 100 global telecoms, energy, and financial services firms.

Prior to Amazon Fuse, Kurt led the product team for several core categories in Amazon retail (video games, software, books).  Before Amazon, Kurt spent time as an executive at a cloud-based healthcare startup based in San Francisco.  Prior to the healthcare startup, Kurt led the Microsoft payments team.  Kurt led a product and tech team responsible for expanding international payments for Xbox, Azure, and Office365.  Prior to Microsoft, Kurt co-founded and sold a Voice Over IP (VoIP) startup.