AWS Cloud Kata is a free, day-long session of solutions and interactive live discussions for startups, incubators, growing companies, developers and the VC community. It provides a perfect environment, where business and technical stakeholders can share their success, learn best practices, and adopt new technology.

In addition to showcasing advances in technology, Cloud Kata offers invaluable business insights. Such as how to successfully pitch a VC for that all important first round of funding. It can give them the best possible chance of becoming tomorrow’s technology-driven titans.

Packed with premium content, the morning session will include a host of exciting speakers from AWS and guests explaining why Taiwan’s startups are unique and how to be successful. And don’t miss the expert panel on Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem, which will explore the funding and support options open to forward-looking businesses.

The afternoon consists of four tracks, starting with an Introduction and Getting Started track. The others are more solutions and industry-centric – including Hardware & IoT, Mobile & Gaming, as well as eCommerce. They all have one thing in common – the ability to guide you through solutions, business thought leadership and technical best practices to help you grow fast on the AWS Cloud.


  • First 100 attendees will receive a special AWS Activate Tshirt.
  • Stand a chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite when you complete a feedback form.
  • All attendees who complete a feedback form will receive USD 50 AWS Credits.


AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with the resources needed to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS.

Learn more about AWS Activate

  • Discover pro tips and best practices that will get your start-up up and running fast and efficiently.
  • See live demonstrations around mobile applications, gaming, IoT, big data and content delivery.
  • Leverage architecture and engineering tips for applications that are critical to your organization: Web Apps, eCommerce, mobile and gaming.
  • Get hands-on guidance and coaching on how to build your mobile app on the AWS Cloud.
  • Gain insights with business and technical mentoring from accelerators and key technology providers from the AWS eco-system.
  • Understand funding and pitching along with business thought leadership to grow your start-up.
  • Learn from Taiwanese start-ups on how they succeeded with AWS.
  • Save your precious start-up funding with "cost aware architecting".
  • Find the best solutions for your technical stack and services, and the right architecture for now and the future.
  • Network with other peers and the AWS team and have some fun!

  • Start-up business and technical founders, and developers who are eager to learn how to run lean and scale fast to build their next big thing.
  • Development teams, engineers, architects and system administrators from enterprises who are eager to learn how to deploy applications in highly available, scalable architectures.

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Zane Moi

Head of Business Development, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS

Michael Chen, Technical Trainer, APAC, Amazon Web Services

Michael Chen

Technical Trainer, APAC, AWS


Hans Liu

Software Architect of Connected Home, D-Link Corp.


Brian Chen

CEO/Co-Founder, Herxun Inc.


Thelma Lin

CEO, Pomelo Network


Hans Chuang

CEO, Unalis Group


John Fitzpatrick

Startup Ecosystem Business Development - APAC, AWS


Olivier Klein

Solutions Architect, AWS


Taco Chen



Faye Chen

Executive Vice President, HyXen Technology Co., Ltd.


DBoy Liao

Head of Cloud Computing, Speed 3D Inc.


Markku Lepisto

Principal Technology Evangelist - APAC, AWS


Happy Lee

Chief Product Officer, 91APP


Richard Wang

Chief Marketing Officer, General Mobile


Paul Huang

Manager, IT (Project Lead MCS), Mediatek


Ariel Liao

Mobile Media Division Director, Unalis Group

 9:00am - 10:00am Registration and Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect (SA) Corner
10:00am - 10:10am Welcome - Introduction by Zane Moi (English)
10:10am - 11:00am Growing & Starting a Business on AWS – Lean Startup Style by John Fitzpatrick (English)
11:00am - 11:30am Demo: A Serverless Solution at Scale: From Code to Production in Seconds by Markku Lepisto (English)
11:30am - 12:00pm Panel: The Taiwan Startup Ecosystem - Funding and Support Options hosted by John Fitzpatrick (English)
12:00pm - 12:30pm Panel: Celebrating Taiwan Startups & the Ongoing Path to Success hosted by John Fitzpatrick (English)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch & Networking


The afternoon will consist of Breakout Sessions across 4 different tracks:



Track 1: AWS 101

* Bring your own laptop to experience the live running on the cloud.

Track 2: Hardware/IoT Track
Track 3: Mobile and Gaming
Track 4: eCommerce
1:30pm - 2:15pm

EC2 Masterclass (Part 1): Your First Highly Scalable Application on AWS


Demo: Integrating your IoT device to AWS services using the AWS SDKs. Including the AWS C-SDK for IoT.  Example devices - Arduino, Mediatek LinkIt One, Raspberry Pi, Intel Edison


Demo: Building a Mobile Game and Other Apps using AWS SDKs



Successful Stories Sharing:

1. Mobile Commerce, Challenges and Opportunities (Guest Speaker: 91APP)

2. Unleash the Full Marketing Potential via Go2Reach (Guest Speaker: General Mobile Technology Company)


2:15pm - 2:25pm Transition      
2:25pm - 3:05pm

EC2 Masterclass (Part 2): EC2 Demo 


Analytics and Communication/Data Stream Solutions for IoT and Hardware Manufacturers


Successful Stories Sharing:

1. The Opportunities and Challenges in the Big Data-Era (Guest Speaker: Unalis Group)

2. Using AWS for a Lifestyle Game: Walkr Globally (Guest Speaker: Fourdesire)


Demo: Analytic Insights through Log Collection on AWS (English)
3:05pm - 3:35pm Break

3:35pm - 4:20pm

EC2 Masterclass (Part 3): DevOps Concepts + Lab


Successful Stories Sharing/Demo: Cool IoT Tricks

1. Fast Prototyping Your IoT Ideation to Real Solution (Guest Speaker: Mediatek)

2. Home is Where the Smart (Guest Speaker: D-Link)


Panel: Going Global via AWS (Fourdesire, Pomelo Network PTE. Ltd., Unalis Group)


Successful Stories Sharing: 

1. From online to offline: Managing complete customer journey with cloud innovation in retail business (Guest Speaker: Hurxen Inc.)

2. Mobile to Offline/Online-Lbs and Mobile Advertising (Guest Speaker: HyXen Technology Co., Ltd)


4:20pm - 4:30pm Transition      
4:30pm - 5:00pm Closing Keynote  – AWS Connected Maraca demo with Lambda by Markku Lepisto (English)

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Drinks & Networking

* Please note the agenda is subject to changes

中文 | English

Date: August 4, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm
(Registration starts at 9:00am)
Location: 201, Taiwan International Convention Center (TICC) (View Map)


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