AWS Technical Evangelists » Julien Simon

aws evangelist julien simon


Slides for past talks are available on Slideshare.


As an Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Evangelist for EMEA, Julien focuses on helping developers and enterprises bring their ideas to life. He frequently speaks at conferences and he's also actively blogging at

Prior to joining AWS, Julien served for 10 years as CTO/VP Engineering in top-tier web startups where he led large Software and Ops teams in charge of thousands of servers worldwide. In the process, he fought his way through a wide range of technical, business and procurement issues, which helped him gain a deep understanding of physical infrastructure, its limitations and how cloud computing can help.

Last but not least, Julien holds all seven AWS certifications.


AWS Builders Day
Date: Mar. 5, 2018
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Amazon ECS workshop
Date: Mar. 8, 2018
Location: Bangalore, India

AI Dev Days
Date: Mar. 9-10, 2018
Location: Bangalore, India

AWS Summit
Date: Mar. 14, 2018
Location: Tel-Aviv, Israel

AWS Dev Days Benelux
Date: Mar. 20, 2018
Location: Hilversum, Netherlands
Date: Apr. 5-6, 2018
Location: London, UK

Tech Huddle
Date: Apr. 19, 2018
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

Date: May 1-4, 2018
Location: Boston, USA

Kyiv Data Spring
Date: May 19, 2018
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Date: Jun. 19-20, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


  • Core infrastructure
  • Backend architecture & scalability
  • Data, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • C, Java, Python
  • Linux



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The AWS Technical Evangelism Team works with developers & architects around the globe, increasing awareness and adoption of AWS services by helping them understand how they can put AWS to work to help them develop, deploy and operate applications that are scalable, secure and cost efficient, as well as being easy to manage and maintain. The team also supports grass roots, community-led technical knowledge-sharing through its work with AWS User Groups and AWS Community Heroes worldwide.

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