Vice President
Amazon China

Kurt Beidler is Vice President at Amazon China, taking sole responsibility for the company's BMVD (Books, Music, Videos, and DVDs) business.

Kurt joined Amazon.com in 2005. He led the company's Global Business Development for the Print on Demand business and Vendor Management in Seattle. In this position, he gained rich experience in book publishing, content digitization and retail, and maintained good relations with Chinese and global publishers and distributors of BMVDs. Meanwhile, he was also familiar with the Asia market, especially the China market.

Kurt speaks fluent Mandarin. He used to study and live in Mainland China and Taiwan. He holds advanced degrees in Chinese from Princeton University.