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Mark A. Jewett

Mark A. Jewett

Amazon.com Inc.
Tax Director
Palo Alto, CA, USA


Mark has 20 years of professional experience specializing in the tax implications of domestic and cross-border M&A.  His responsibilities have included negotiating definitive documents, structuring transactions, leading tax due diligence projects and implementing tax efficient integration structures.  He started his career at Deloitte in Southern California where he spent 9 years helping private equity groups and multinational clients to structure domestic and cross-border transactions, both inbound and outbound. 

After leaving Deloitte, Mark has spent the prior 11 years in Silicon Valley public companies (Intuit, EA, Yahoo!, Amazon) leading global M&A from a corporate tax perspective, focused on  negotiations, due diligence, structuring (for acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and carve outs), as well as post-merger integration. 

Mark has a Bachelors degree from the University of California at San Diego with a major in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences, a Masters degree in Public Accountancy from San Diego State University, and a Masters degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.  He is a CPA, licensed to practice in California.

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