Perspectives from today's enterprise executives in the era of digitization
As new technologies and emerging competitors disrupt established industries, enterprises around the world are seeking their own digital transformation to keep pace. Gain leadership perspectives from AWS and other large enterprises as you get started with your own transformation journey.
Conversations with leaders
Innovative leaders across the diverse AWS customer base share how they’re using cloud to address some of today’s most top-of-mind topics
Lead the change
In this ebook and companion webinar, leaders share how they drive change by focusing on strategy, technology, and culture.
Becoming a data-driven
Every company has a big data problem. Start by understanding the most common data dysfunctions and how you can address them.
good leaders great?
Different leaders lead in many different ways, but one universal truth is that people are most likely to follow those they understand.
from the top down
Communicating a clear vision and leveraging your leadership position can help keep your organization on track to deliver.
Create business value
Realizing business value
While paths toward cloud may be different, cloud migration delivers more than just cost savings. See the four areas of business value that are possible.
How Live Nation realized
business value with AWS
See how Live Nation moved from troubleshooting hardware and capacity planning to delivering true value to Live Nation and its customers.
An executive view of
lean and agile IT for CFOs
Agile, Lean, and DevOps can help CFOs increase returns, oversee investments, implement controls, gain transparency, deliver insights, and manage costs.
Drive digital transformation
Humility is the essence
of digital transformation
In times of complexity and change, humility can improve your competitive position, facilitate innovation, and strengthen customer relationships.
What are your cloud
Consistency of action and commonality of judgement is a common leadership challenge. Take time to define the principles for your cloud adoption.
Ahead in the Cloud
Making the most of the cloud requires much more than just a technology change. Enterprises must re-train their people, evolve their processes, and transform their cultures. Orban and other leaders share what works, and what doesn’t.
A seat at the table
Examines the role of IT leadership as it is now and as it should be―an integral part of the value creation engine. Schwartz explores how CIOs can become Agile IT leaders.
Create a culture of security
Find out how enterprise CISOs are going beyond security systems and tools and investing in their people to safeguard their organizations.
Security & compliance
quick reference guide
Learn how other enterprises achieve savings and scalability while still maintaining robust security and regulatory compliance.
Hire and retain skilled talent
You already have the people
you need to succeed
Most organizations already have a wealth of institutional knowledge and cultural practices that, with education and experience, can establish the foundation for success with your cloud implementation.
by investing in cloud skills
Cloud skills may be the most important investment you make. With the right foundations in place, acquiring cloud skills can become a much simpler proposition that builds on what your people already know.
5 things to take
your team to the cloud
To meet your cloud transformation objectives without experienced cloud engineers on hand, look to your existing talented and skilled engineers to provide a solid foundation.
The cloud IT skills gap
Accelerating adoption of cloud services and infrastructure has resulted in a skills gap for IT professionals.
Meet the AWS Enterprise Strategists
AWS Enterprise Strategists work with enterprise technology executives around the globe to share experiences and strategies for how the Cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.
Prior to joining AWS in 2017, Jonathan was Chief Technology Officer and Senior Director in Capital One Banks UK division. Jonathan was part of the banks Global Technology Leadership team that was accountable for architecting, engineering and execution of the technical build out and system migrations of the banks AWS Cloud strategy in partnership with the US divisions until 2017, by which time the all development had moved Cloud First.
Prior to joining AWS, Jake was Vice President of Cloud Services at Live Nation Entertainment where he was responsible for leading the company’s cloud transformation including an accelerated all-in migration to AWS, achieving an immediate 18% savings in infrastructure TCO with an additional 30% savings the following year, as well as significant measured increases in agility, security, and reliability.
Thomas Blood is an Enterprise Strategist at Amazon Web Services in EMEA. Prior to joining AWS, he held executive and technology roles in the public and private sector. He has a Masters in International Security and Information Management from Cal State Monterey Bay. Thomas is a US Army Veteran with tours in Europe and the Middle East. He speaks English, German, Spanish, and some French and Arabic.
Joe joined AWS as Enterprise Strategist & Evangelist in 2016. Previously, Joe was a managing director in Accenture’s award winning IT organization where he was responsible for enterprise architecture, agile delivery and innovation. He drove the foundational components of Accenture IT digital strategy which included defining and implementing Accenture’s cloud strategy, next generation analytics platform, and modern web and mobile architectures.
Prior to joining AWS, Miriam was the Chief Information Officer, Corporate and Consumer Technologies and a leader in the Global Information Technology Division of The Coca-Cola Company. In this role with a 500+ team and $120M+ budget she provided global leadership on all technology matters in support of global marketing, consumer/commercial leadership, product R&D, human resources, legal, sustainability, public affairs, and strategic security.
Philip joined AWS in 2017 and serves as the head of enterprise strategy. In this role Philip works with enterprise technology executives to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers. Prior to joining AWS, Philip was the COO and CIO at Edmunds.com.
Clarke works with enterprise security, risk, and compliance focused executives on how AWS can strengthen their security posture and to help understand the security capabilities/possibilities of the cloud. Prior to AWS, Clarke was a CISO for the North American operations of a multinational insurance/reinsurance company where he took a strategic division all-in to AWS for security reasons, to include achieving SOC2/Type2 attestation.
Mark is the author of The Art of Business Value and A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility. Before joining AWS he was the CIO of US Citizenship and Immigration Service (part of the Department of Homeland Security), CIO of Intrax, and CEO of Auctiva. He has an MBA from Wharton, a BS in Computer Science from Yale, and an MA in Philosophy from Yale. Mark is also an avid blogger.