Friederike Diaz Ortega oversees Amazons in-house publishing business since February 2017. Amazon Publishing Germany is focused on publishing and promoting genre fiction and recently selected nonfiction titles across formats and is connecting authors and readers on Amazon and beyond, in bookstores and on audible.de. Friederike joined Amazon in 2013 and previously oversaw the Vendor Management team for shoes in Germany working with brands and manufacturers to select and broaden the range of available products in the german Amazon store. When she joined Amazon Publishing, she was finally able to bring her passion for literature and books to the workplace.

Before joining Amazon, Friederike was working in the Retail Buying and Planning for several Fashion brands in Europe and the United States. Friederike holds a degree in textile engineering and management from University Reutlingen.