Bringing technologists together to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS
The AWS Summit Chicago is a free event designed to bring together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. Summits are held in major cities around the world and attract technologists from multiple industries, segments, and learning levels who want to learn how AWS can help them innovate with speed and deliver services with scale, flexibility, and reliability.
Matt Garman leads the Compute Services business within AWS at Amazon.com. He is responsible for P&L, product management, engineering and operations for all compute services including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Amazon Windows on EC2, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon EC2 Networking, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon Container Services (ECS, EKS, Fargate), VMware Cloud on AWS, Amazon Lightsail, AWS Batch, NICE HPC Software, and Thinkbox Software.
Matt joined Amazon and AWS in 2006, and has held several leadership positions in AWS over that time. Matt served as one of the first product managers for all of AWS and helped to launch many of the initial set of services. He founded and launched the EBS team and has served as the GM for that business. Matt has served as GM of the Amazon EC2 business since 2009, and currently runs the broader set of compute services for AWS. Prior to Amazon, Matt spent time in product management roles at early stage Internet startups.
Matt earned a BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Choose from 80+ technical learning opportunities ranging from introductions to deep dives and includes small group hands-on workshops, lecture-style sessions, and open mic whiteboarding chalk talks. Topics will cover but are not limited to Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Serverless, Compute, Databases, Security & Compliance, and more.
The world’s first global autonomous racing league, open to anyone
Race for prizes, glory, and a chance to advance to the AWS DeepRacer Grand Finale at AWS re:Invent 2019 to compete for the coveted AWS DeepRacer Championship Cup. Build and train a reinforcement learning model at a workshop, or bring one you have trained at home. You can then put your model to the test and compete on the track in the AWS Summit Expo. Start your engines, the race is on!
Experience a free day of learning and networking with AWS, our Partners, our Customers, and other attendees. Learn by attending technical sessions, workshops, and chalk talks. Visit the Expo to speak with our cloud technology providers and consultants who can help you get the most out of your AWS services. Stop by the AWS Booth to chat with AWS experts and get answers to your questions.
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