Robert Koch, Lead Architect at S&P Global

 Denver, USA

 Hero since 2019

Robert is the Lead Architect at S&P Global and one of the community leaders of He helps drive cloud-based architecture, blogs about migrating to the cloud and use of Lambdas, and loves to talk data and event-driven systems. In a recent lightning talk, he gave an overview of how Redshift has a symbiotic relationship with PostgreSQL.

He currently has AWS certifications as a Cloud Practitioner, Big Data – Specialty, and as a Solution Architect – Associate. He is looking forward in being involved with and taking the upcoming AWS Certified Database Specialty Beta exam. Robert always has an eye on getting more AWS certifications.

Robert is actively involved in the development community in Denver, often speaking at Denver Dev Day, a bi-annual mini-conference and at the AWS Denver Meetup. Robert’s goal is to help the community understand the benefit of migrating to the cloud and showing the advantages of having “serverless” applications and databases.

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