Brian Olsavsky


Amazon to up content spend in Q3

Amazon plans to up its investment in video content in the current quarter, despite reporting a year-on-decline in net income during Q2 on the back of higher spend. Speaking on the company’s second quarter earnings call, chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said that Amazon would continue to build on its momentum in the video space, […]

Amazon to maintain high investment in Originals

Amazon’s increased spend on original content will “continue in 2017 and likely beyond”, as it continues to build engagement through its video strategy. Speaking on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said that last year Amazon Prime customers more than doubled their amount of hours they spent consuming video, music, […]

Amazon to ‘significantly increase’ originals spend

Amazon has announced plans to “significantly increase” spend on Amazon Originals content after reporting surging Q1 sales and profits. Speaking on the company’s first quarter earnings call, chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said that Amazon Prime had experienced “very strong growth” in recent years and that its approach to making original premium content is proving […]