Maria Renz is the Vice President Delivery Experience at Amazon. Maria was previously Technical Advisor to CEO Jeff Bezos. Before serving as Technical Advisor, Maria served in various leadership positions at Amazon, including CEO of Quidsi Inc. (a wholly owned Amazon subsidiary), Vice President of Physical Media & Canada, where she championed the Amazon Mexico and Amazon Campus business plans. Prior to that, Maria led Amazon’s Consumables group and launched popular customer categories such as Beauty, Health & Personal Care and Grocery and features, such as Subscribe and Save. In 2011, Maria launched, an online private sale fashion site from Amazon, and served as President of MYHABIT and Vice President of Shoes, Jewelry & Watches on Amazon.  Prior to joining Amazon, Maria worked in brand management at Kraft Foods, Inc. Before joining Kraft, she worked for Hallmark Cards, Inc. and Nelson & Associates.  Maria holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a B.S. in Interior Design from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is a frequent speaker on leadership topics and is currently a member of the Vanderbilt University Business School Alumni Board.  A native of New Jersey, she now lives in Seattle with her husband and two children.