Guillermo Fisher, Engineering Manager at Handshake
Hero since 2019
Guillermo Fisher is an Engineering Manager at Handshake—the leading career network for college students, whose mission is to democratize opportunity for students everywhere. He currently leads a team of engineers that is focused on innovation within the core experience for students, employers, and universities. Previously, he was a Cloud Enablement Leader at Cloudreach where he managed consultants on the North American Data & Analytics team.
Guillermo founded 757ColorCoded, an organization that exists to educate and empower local people of color to achieve careers in technology and improve their lives. Through 757ColorCoded, he has been able to provide, among other things, cloud and data analytics training to the Hampton Roads area in the form of meetup presentations and workshop sessions. In 2019, he partnered with We Power Tech to offer free, instructor-led AWS Tech Essentials training to Southeastern Virginia.
As an advocate of AWS technologies, Guillermo blogs about services like Lambda, Athena, and DynamoDB on Medium. He also shares his knowledge at events such as the Atlanta AWS Summit, Hampton Roads DevFest, RevolutionConf, and re:Invent. He is a participant in the Hampton Roads AWS User Group, and is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.
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