Martijn van Dongen, AWS Tribe Lead at HitTheCloudRunning

 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 Hero since 2019

Martijn is an experienced AWS Cloud Architect working as a free agent via HitTheCloudRunning. He is an active consultant and technical instructor who guides customers in their cloud journey as an Interim AWS Tribe Lead, delivering hands-on workshops, peer-to-peer education, and technology fast-tracks. He is a generalist in a broad set of AWS services, with a strong focus on security, containers, serverless and data-intensive platforms.

He is the founder and chair of the Dutch AWS User Group. He organizes approximately 20 meetups per year with an average of 100 attendees and has built a powerful network of speakers and sponsors.

At the Benelux AWS re:Invent re:Cap early 2019, Martijn organized 14 meetup style sessions in the evening with more than 300 attendees. Martijn regularly writes technical articles on blogs and speaks at meetups, events, and technical conferences such as AWS re:Invent and local AWS events.

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