Join Max Peterson, vice president of AWS worldwide public sector (WWPS), to learn how customers are using the power of AWS to accelerate their digital transformations and deliver mission-critical outcomes. Hear about how organizations are unlocking new opportunities with the cloud and discover the latest advancements that can help you move faster, increase security, and keep costs low. Featured customers speakers will share how they’re leveraging AWS to get the agility and resilience needed to keep pushing boundaries and drive further innovation.
Nand Mulchandani, Chief Technology Officer, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Nand Mulchandani joined the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as chief technology officer (CTO) in June 2022. He serves as the D/CIA’s senior advisor on technology issues and plays a strategic role in whole-of-agency approach to review and advise on emerging technology trends, particularly technologies with potential to threaten U.S. national security and to disrupt or accelerate the Agency’s ability to meet its mission objectives. He previously served as the CTO and acting director of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.
Mulchandani brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry as a serial entrepreneur and senior executive in the enterprise infrastructure and security software industries to his service in the government, and will help drive CIA’s efforts in leveraging cutting-edge innovations and scanning the horizon for tomorrow’s innovations to further CIA’s mission.
Ed Lein is senior investigator at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Lein joined the Allen Institute in 2004 and has provided scientific leadership for the creation of large-scale anatomical, cellular, and gene expression atlases of the adult and developing mammalian brain as catalytic community resources, including the inaugural Allen Mouse Brain Atlas and a range of developmental and adult human and non-human primate brain atlases.
He leads the Human Cell Types Department, which aims to create comprehensive cell atlases of the human and non-human primate brain, understand what is disrupted in Alzheimer’s disease, and create tools for precision genetic targeting of brain cell types as transformative tools for basic neuroscience and gene therapy. Lein is also an affiliate professor at the University of Washington.
Max R. Peterson II, Vice President of AWS Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS)
Max Peterson is the vice president of AWS Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS). With over thirty years of public sector experience, Peterson is passionate about leveraging the power of cloud computing to drive digital transformation and achieve mission outcomes across government, education, healthcare, aerospace and satellite, and nonprofit sectors. Prior to his current role, Peterson created and led the WWPS International Sales division that contributed to the global growth of the business. Today, tens of thousands of public sector organizations around the world count on AWS to support their mission-critical systems.