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Reaction to Tony Hsieh’s death: shock and tributes

Updated November 28, 2020 - 10:10 am

Reaction on social media overnight to former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s death has generated an emotional outpouring, with people from Nevada and beyond sharing anecdotes of the entrepreneur.

From Nevadans:

Gov. Steve Sisolak: “Tony Hsieh played a pivotal role in helping transform Downtown Las Vegas. Kathy and I send our love and condolences to Tony’s family and friends during this difficult time.”

Councilman Cedric Crear:

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman:

Circa co-owner Derek Stevens:

Business, entrepreneurial communities


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From the archives:

Ex-Zappos chief Tony Hsieh on homebuying spree in Utah (2020)

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, champion of downtown Las Vegas, retires (2020)

Tony Hsieh talks Life is Beautiful, Downtown Project at conference

Downtown guru Hsieh tinkers with ‘urban camping’ in Airstream trailer (2015)

Tour offers glimpse inside Hsieh’s downtown apartment (2014)

Entertainment Diet: Tony Hsieh (2016)

NORM Q&A: Entrepreneur Tony Hsieh talks Tyra, Twitter, his mom’s dream (2013)

Hsieh makes $45M in property deals downtown (2012)

Hsieh gives $1M to bring young talent to downtown Las Vegas (2012)

Zappos finalizes City Hall lease (2011)

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