Nilesh Vaghela, Founder at ElectroMech Corporation
Hero since 2017
Nilesh Vaghela is the founder of ElectroMech Corporation, an AWS Cloud and open source focused company (the company started as an open source model). Nilesh has been very active in the Linux community since 1998. He started working with AWS Cloud technologies in 2013 and in 2014 he trained a dedicated cloud team and started full support of AWS Cloud services as an AWS Standard Consulting Partner. He always works to establish and encourage cloud and open source communities.
He started the AWS Meetup community in Ahmedabad in 2014 and as of now 14 Meetups have been conducted, focusing on various AWS technologies. The Meetup has quickly grown to include over 2000 members. Nilesh also created a Facebook group for AWS enthusiasts in Ahmedabad, with over 1800 members.
Apart from the AWS Meetup, Nilesh has delivered a number of seminars, workshops, and talks around AWS introduction and awareness, at various organizations, as well as at colleges and universities. He has also been active in working with startups, presenting AWS services overviews and discussing how startups can benefit the most from using AWS services.
Nilesh is trainer for Red Hat Linux Technologies and AWS Cloud Technologies.
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