Brian Hough

AWS DevTools Hero

 Brian H. Hough, founder of the Tech Stack Playbook®

 Boston, USA

 Hero since 2023

Brian H. Hough is the founder of the Tech Stack Playbook®, a software engineering firm serving enterprise and startup clients, and a media brand with over 10k+ followers. His talks, presentations, and work have been featured by AWS, freeCodeCamp, MongoDB, NASA, and more. Brian's goal for the Tech Stack Playbook® is to be your guide to apps, software, and tech (but in a fun way, he promises), and has attracted tens of thousands of builders.

Previously, he worked at Harvard Kennedy School's Project on American Indian Economic Development, where he built 3D, immersive exhibits on Google’s Arts and Culture platform. Later, he worked at 8 Decimal Capital, a $60M blockchain VC fund. After that, he went on to win 5 global hackathons.

He has spoken about full-stack development, microservices, MLOps, and Infrastructure as Code at conferences including, AWS re:Invent, AWS Summit New York, Geekle's Worldwide Software Architecture Summit, DataSaturday, and more. He has also served as a mentor for AWS' All Builders Welcome Grant Program and other tech communities, as he enjoys lifting up the voices of builders and empowering everyone to build the future they want to see in the world. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Instagram @BrianHHough for daily inspiration, builds, tutorials, and exciting tech updates.

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