Feb 11 – John Schoettler, VP Global Real Estate & Facilities Amazon “Delivering Results: Investing in our community”
John Schoettler is Vice President of Amazon’s Global Real Estate and Facilities team. The team he leads provides a secure, sustainable and collaborative work environment to accommodate growth and enable Amazon employees to innovate and delight customers.
Over the past 18 years, John’s team has overseen Amazon’s corporate real estate portfolio expand from 1MM square feet to more than 38MM across more than 40 countries. Additionally, John’s team also oversees Amazon Corporate Security, Employee Health and Safety, Business Continuity, and Amazon’s Corporate Travel program.
John is deeply committed to the community. John’s leadership led to Amazon’s collaboration with community organizations such as Mary’s Place, Northwest Center and FareStart. His vision to create a temporary homeless shelter in a repurposed motel for more than 200 families led to the development of permanent shelter on Amazon’s urban campus for the families Mary’s Place serves.
John is also the past Chair of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the boards of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Seattle Association and Cascade Public Media (KCTS9).