Shoes, Llamas, and Making Friends with Tony Hsieh

In December 2013,Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh gave a talk at Tech Cocktail Celebrate about how the Downtown Project measures progress and what other cities can learn from it.

Rather than rehashing the same stories, we decided to mix it up this time,” the Tech Cocktail team wrote in this piece. “So this year at Tech Cocktail’s Startup Celebration sponsored by .CO and CEA, we avoided all the business questions and asked Hsieh about himself. As CEO of an ecommerce company that started out selling only shoes, when did he buy his last pair? Why does he love llamas so much? And is it hard to make friends?

Check out this clip from Tech Cocktail’s Startup Celebration at SXSW 2014:

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