Tony Hsieh (back, centre) with artists Heather Hermann (left), Gear Duran (right) and Brett Bandriwski at the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: WireImage/Getty Images
Tony Hsieh (back, centre) with artists Heather Hermann (left), Gear Duran (right) and Brett Bandriwski at the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: WireImage/Getty Images

Zappos’ Tony Hsieh and his last months: drink, drugs and a quest for world peace

  • The internet’s ‘shoe king’, Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of e-commerce giant Zappos, exhibited increasingly erratic behaviour before his death in November
  • He had been building a visionary, if eccentric, community in America’s Park City, the full scope of which is not clear and may never be

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Tony Hsieh (back, centre) with artists Heather Hermann (left), Gear Duran (right) and Brett Bandriwski at the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: WireImage/Getty Images
Tony Hsieh (back, centre) with artists Heather Hermann (left), Gear Duran (right) and Brett Bandriwski at the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: WireImage/Getty Images
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