Matt Lewis, Chief Architect at UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Swansea, United Kingdom
Hero since 2019
Matt Lewis is Chief Architect at DVLA where he is responsible for setting technology direction and guiding solutions that operate against critical data sets, including a record of all drivers in Great Britain and a record of all vehicles in the UK. He is passionate about growing digital skills in the community. Alongside working as a STEM ambassador, Matt founded and runs the AWS South Wales user group and is part of the ServerlessDays Cardiff organising team.
Matt is a regular speaker at events that have included the London Innovation Series, AWS summits and re:Invent, alongside various meet-ups. Matt has been actively exploring and presenting the benefits of moving from traditional databases to cloud native services, most recently prototyping use cases for the adoption of Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB).
In his spare time, Matt writes about different aspects of public cloud on his personal blog and Twitter, and spends too much time cycling online.
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