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Satoshi Yokota

Satoshi Yokota is the Founder & CEO of Classmethod, a writer of Developers.IO, member of JAWS-UG, and a Java Developer for 15 years. He is one of the original members of JAWS-UG, participating in the kick-off meeting in 2010, and has kept supporting the JAWS-UG expansion to other cities. JAWS-UG (Japan AWS User Group) was started in 2010, and it has over 40+ branches, 100+ leaders, 300+ meetup events and 1000+ members. Satoshi is in charge of one of the Tokyo branches.

Classmethod is the cloud integrator in Japan and an APN Premier Consulting Partner. They focus on cloud native design and devops, using AWS products for improving customer productivity. They’ve helped Sushiro with RFID sensor tracking, Skylark with Big Data Analytics and NHK with mobile backend service. They currently serve over 500+ customers and 1000+ servers, daily.

Satoshi also a main contributor to Developers.IO, which is a technology blog that includes over 3300+ articles. It aims to share employee knowledge and experiences about AWS and related technologies with the cloud community. It has more than 300k unique visitors monthly and is the premiere blog for AWS developers to understand and learn about the latest services and use-cases of AWS.

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