AWS for Industries

Category: Thought Leadership

Manufacturing Resiliency: Best practices for ensuring continued operations

Introduction Have you started looking for ways to let your employees work from home while continuing operations? This blog describes two best practices for addressing your immediate needs, while ensuring employee safety. With the need to move to essential only staffing, restrictions on travel and staff proximity, and quarantines within the workforce, a growing number […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resilience with Rob Palleschi, CEO, G6 Hospitality

Rob Palleschi, CEO of G6 Hospitality joins Joanna Todd, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. G6 Hospitality owns, operates, and franchises nearly 1,400 economy lodging locations under the Motel 6 and Studio […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Geoff Ballotti, President & CEO, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Geoff Ballotti, President and CEO of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, joins David Peller, Global Head of AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Wyndham is the world’s largest hotel company, with 9,300 properties globally. This Executive […]

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How AWS and 5G enable tomorrow’s digital electric grid

Evolution and lessons from smart grid 1.0 In 2017, Gartner reported that advanced metering infrastructure was passing through the “Trough of Disillusionment” in its hype cycle for smart grid technology. The utility field area networks were beginning to climb the “Slope of Enlightenment” and perhaps have plateaued in productivity. A few important lessons were learned […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Axel Hefer, CEO, Trivago

Axel Hefer, Managing Director and CEO of Trivago, joins David Peller, Global Head of AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. With just €1.4m initial investment, Trivago has grown to become one of Europe’s most notable […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Graham Donoghue, CEO, Sykes Holiday Cottages

Graham Donoghue, CEO of Sykes Holiday Cottages joins Joanna Todd, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Sykes is one of the largest vacation rental agents globally, managing over 20,000 properties across the […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Ted Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO, DerbySoft

Ted Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO of DerbySoft, joins David Peller, Global Head of AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. DerbySoft enables travel companies to work together through technology and innovation by providing high-performance distribution services […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Jim Davidson Chief Product Officer, Accelya

Jim Davidson Chief Product Officer of Accelya (Former CEO of Farelogix) joins Judy Pitchford, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Travel, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Accelya recently acquired Farelogix, where Davidson served as CEO. Farelogix is a recognized leader […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Pat Pacious, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choice Hotels International

Pat Pacious, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choice Hotels International joins Joanna Todd, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Choice Hotels International is one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Sankar Narayan, CEO, SiteMinder

Sankar Narayan, CEO of SiteMinder joins Joanna Todd, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. SiteMinder is the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, earning the trust of more than 35,000 hotels, […]

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