We have reached an inflection point. After AWS pioneered cloud technology more than 15 years ago, cloud infrastructure has evolved to a place where we are seeing all parts of the cloud reach practically anywhere on the planet—and even into space. 2022 will be an exciting year for technology, with it pushing all of us, and our planet, forward in the process.
Data is more than an operational asset like factories, machinery, IP, and capital. Utilized correctly, data is an invaluable source of potential growth. The key is recognizing its inherent value, leveraging it intelligently, and creating a culture that embraces the power of being data-driven.
Dr. Tarika Barrett, CEO of Girls Who Code, joins us to discuss closing the gender and equality gap in IT, including making technology clubs available to girls and rethinking the recruitment and hiring process.
Beth Galetti, AWS Senior VP of HR, and Stephen Brozovich, AWS Principal Evangelist HR, discuss the significant growth AWS has experienced, which has created challenges and opportunities in maintaining an innovative culture
Prior to joining AWS, Jonathan was CTO and Senior Director in Capital One Banks UK division, part of the bank's Global Technology Leadership team that was accountable for the technical build out and system migrations of the bank's cloud strategy.
Before joining AWS, Jake was VP of Cloud Services at Live Nation Entertainment, where he led the company’s cloud transformation strategy, including an accelerated all-in migration to AWS which reduced IT costs by 48% in the first year and a half.
Tom has led several large-scale digital transformation efforts, including one for a large genomics diagnostic company, and relies on his experience as both a CIO and CTO to consult with other executives on how they can drive higher value from their own migrations.
Prior to joining AWS, Luc was CIO at Airbus SE and Group CIO at Qantas Airways Ltd. His work experience across FMCG, Insurance, Health Care, IT services, Energy, Aviation and Manufacturing has helped him develop his broad view and ability to see patterns overlooked by others.
As an Enterprise Finance Strategist, Chris works with enterprise executives around the globe to share financial management experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.
Gregor advises CTOs and technology leaders in the transformation of both their organization and technology platform. Riding the Architect Elevator from the engine room to the penthouse, he assures that corporate strategy connects with the technical implementation.
Before AWS, Bryan was the CTO at Cox Automotive, where he led an initiative to transform the software delivery process, including an all-in migration to AWS. Cox Automotive is now on a path to reduce their data center footprint from over 50 to less than 5.
Before joining AWS, Phil was Corporate VP, Global Technology Development at McDonald’s Corporation, where he was instrumental in their cloud journey, achieving the CEO’s goal of saving $500 million in costs while accelerating digital transformation.
Throughout her 25-year career with The Coca-Cola Company, and now at AWS, Miriam has led multiple digital transformation initiatives designed to better understand and engage the consumer, create competitive advantage, and improve internal efficiency.
Prior to becoming the Head of AWS Enterprise Strategy at AWS, Phil was COO and CIO at Edmunds.com. His team helps other executives develop strategies that leverage the AWS cloud to transform business agility, time to market, and customer experience.
Before joining AWS, Clarke was the CISO for a multinational insurance/reinsurance provider, where he oversaw a strategic division’s all-in migration to AWS driven by security and privacy requirements, including a goal to achieve SOC 2 accreditation.
Wesley was the Americas CIO at global food distributor Sysco, where he led the company’s shift from waterfall to agile and their cloud transformation journey which reduced time to market by over 30% and run cost by millions allowing re-investment in customer experience efforts.
Before AWS, Ishit spent the majority of his career in media and entertainment. While CTO at A+E Networks, Ishit led a major initiative to migrate the technology function to the AWS cloud, helping to break down silos and reorganize for better agility.
Xia has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise IT technology and management in the USA and China. Before joining AWS, Xia was CEO of Wyvern Infotech, CTO of SAP Greater China, and CTO for Retail Banking and Credit Card Center, Bank of China.