David Yanacek, Senior Principal Engineer
David Yanacek is a Senior Principal Engineer working on services like CloudWatch in the Amazon Monitoring & Observability organization in AWS. David has been a software developer at Amazon since 2006, previously working on Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and AWS IoT. He has also worked on internal web service frameworks and fleet operations automation systems. One of David’s favorite activities at work is performing log analysis and sifting through operational metrics to find ways to make systems run more and more smoothly over time.