Thorsten Höger, CEO at Taimos
Hero since 2017
Thorsten is CEO and cloud consultant at Taimos, where he is advising customers on how to use AWS. Being a developer, he focuses on improving development processes and automating everything to build efficient deployment pipelines for customers of all sizes.
Before being self-employed, Thorsten worked as a developer and CTO of Germany’s first private bank running on AWS. With his colleagues, he migrated the core banking system to the AWS platform in 2013. Since then he organizes the AWS User Group in Stuttgart and is a frequent speaker at Meetups, BarCamps, and other community events.
As a supporter of open source software, Thorsten is maintaining or contributing to several projects on GitHub, like test frameworks for AWS Lambda, Amazon Alexa, or developer tools for AWS CloudFormation. He is also the maintainer of the Jenkins AWS Pipeline plugin.
In his spare time, he enjoys indoor climbing and cooking.
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