Nick Triantafillou

AWS Communiy Hero

 Nick Triantafillou, Cloud Engineer

 New South Wales, Australia

 Hero since 2023

Nick is a Cloud Engineer, Educator, User Group founder, and Christmas Light enthusiast.

Having worked as a Linux System Administrator for over 20 years, he discovered AWS in 2009 and hasn't looked back. He was one of the original course instructors at the cloud education startup A Cloud Guru, having taught over 1 million students the fundamentals of AWS, and also produced the world's first AWS Certified DevOps Engineer course.

He's the founder of his local Wollongong AWS User Group, co-founder of the Sydney Serverless Meetup and has assisted in the planning and operation of both the ServerlessConf and ServerlessDays ANZ conferences.

He currently runs @NickExplainsAWS, where he is attempting to make a video about every single AWS service on TikTok and YouTube.

Each December Nick brings traffic to a standstill by installing over 75,000 LEDs on his house for his serverless, AWS powered light show spectacular.

You can keep up to date with Nick's latest projects via his blog or LinkedIn.

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The AWS Heroes program recognizes a vibrant, worldwide group of AWS experts whose enthusiasm for knowledge-sharing has had a real impact within the community. Heroes go above and beyond to share AWS knowledge via social media, blog posts, videos, open source projects, events, user groups, and more.