Patricia Q. Stonesifer
Patricia Q. Stonesifer has been a director of Amazon "since February 1997. Ms. Stonesifer served as the President and CEO of Martha's Table, a non-profit, from April 2013 to March 2019. She served as Chair of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution from January 2009 to January 2012 and as Vice Chair from January 2012 to January 2013. From September 2008 to January 2012, she served as senior advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a private philanthropic organization, where she was Chief Executive Officer from January 2006 to September 2008 and President and Co-chair from June 1997 to January 2006. Since September 2009, she has also served as a private philanthropy advisor. From 1988 to 1997, she worked in many roles at Microsoft Corporation, including as a Senior Vice President of the Interactive Media Division, and also served as the Chairwoman of the Gates Learning Foundation from 1997 to 1999." 
Patricia Q. Stonesifer, "has been a Director of the Company since February 1997. Ms. Stonesifer has been Chief Executive Officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation since January 2006 and was its President and Co-chair from June 1997 to January 2006." 
"Patricia Q. Stonesifer, age 43, has been a Director of Amazon.com since February 1997. Since June 1997, Ms. Stonesifer has served as Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to joining the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ms. Stonesifer ran her own management consulting firm whose clients included DreamWorks SKG. From 1988 to 1997, Ms. Stonesifer worked in many roles at Microsoft Corporation, most recently as Senior Vice President of the Interactive Media Division. In that role, she managed Microsoft's investment in new online content and service products, notably MSNBC on the Internet. Ms. Stonesifer is also a director of Alaska Air Group, Inc., Alaska Airlines, Inc., CBS Corporation and Kinko's, Inc. Ms. Stonesifer received her B.A. in General Studies from Indiana University." 
She is married to Michael E. Kinsley.
- Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.