Amazon to integrate Bitcoin payments & launch its own token by 2022

Rumors that Amazon might go into Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments are mounting. According to a vacancy posted on their website, the e-commerce titan is looking for a Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead.

Amazon wants to hire someone to be able to “innovate in the payment and financial system” and be part of their Payments Acceptance & Experience Team.

In collaboration with other departments, the crypto Product Lead would need to use their experience with Bitcoin, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to create a strategy and vision.

Thus, Amazon would gain “leadership buy-in” for these capabilities. The job post reference services, customer experience, and a complete technical strategy to support the project.

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