You thought you had a bad commute

The CTO of Amazon, Al Vermeulen, lives here in Corvallis, OR but works at Amazon in Seattle. It's about 4 hours by car, but Vermeulen makes his commute work by flying there himself. There's a profile of him by the Seattle Times (syndicated in the KC Star): Amazon chief, Java problem solver: Al Vermeulen.

Update: A User/Pass is now required to view the article. (Try picking one up for that site at bugmenot.)