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Adam Selipsky is the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Having previously led AWS Marketing, Sales, and Support for 11 years, from 2005–2016, Selipsky helped launch and grow AWS from a startup into a multi-billion dollar business. Prior to rejoining AWS in 2021, Selipsky was most recently President and CEO of Tableau Software. He led Tableau through its acquisition by Salesforce, in what was the third-largest software industry acquisition at the time. Selipsky has also held various leadership roles at RealNetworks, and before that, was a Principal at strategy consulting firm Mercer Management Consulting. He has an AB in government from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Swami Sivasubramanian is Vice President for Data and Machine Learning Services at Amazon Web Services. His team’s mission is to put the power of databases, analytics, and machine learning capabilities in the hands of every business, including developers, data scientists, and business users. Swami and his team innovate across multiple areas, from databases (e.g., Amazon RDS, Aurora to NoSQL databases like DynamoDB, ElastiCache, MemoryDB and Neptune), to analytics (e.g., Redshift, EMR, Athena, QuickSight, Lakeformation, Glue, OpenSearch), to machine learning (e.g., frameworks and infrastructure, Amazon SageMaker) and AI services (e.g., Transcribe, Translate, Textract, Rekognition, Personalize). His team also works to deliver needle-moving capabilities in data and ML for specific verticals, use cases, and initiatives like Health AI (e.g., HealthLake, Comprehend Medical, Transcribe Medical), Industrial (e.g., Lookout for Equipment, Lookout for Metrics, Lookout for Vision, Panorama), Contact Center AI (e.g., Contact Lens with Amazon Connect), Financial services (e.g., FinSpace, Amazon Managed Blockchain), and Enterprise Search (Kendra).
Peter DeSantis is the Senior Vice President of AWS Utility Computing & Apps. In this role, he owns world-wide engineering, operations, and product management for AWS Services, AWS Business Applications, and AWS Custom Silicon.
Peter joined Amazon in 1998. Prior to joining Amazon Web Services, Peter worked in various other groups within Amazon including leading the distributed systems engineering group. In March 2006, Peter joined Amazon Web Services as the General Manager of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Peter led the EC2 team through the 2006 initial launch of the service and went on to lead a number of AWS products focused on compute and networking until he accepted the role of Vice President, AWS Global Infrastructure in October 2016. In January of 2018, Peter expanded his role to include AWS Customer Support. From February 2020 to June 2021, Peter held the role of Senior Vice President of AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support.
Peter earned a bachelor of arts with a dual major in Economics and Computer Science from Dartmouth College.
Ruba Borno is the Vice President of Worldwide Channels & Alliances for Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Central to the success of AWS and its customers, Ruba leads the AWS Partner Organization (APO), a global team responsible for recruiting, enabling, buying, and selling activities, working within the AWS Partner Network and through the AWS Marketplace with over 100,000 companies in more than 150 countries. The APO is customer-obsessed, providing innovative programs and services to its diverse partner community of global systems integrators, regional and national systems integrators, solutions providers, distributors, data providers, service providers, consulting partners, and independent software vendors to build and scale their businesses.
Dr. Werner Vogels is Chief Technology Officer at Amazon.com, where he is responsible for driving the company’s customer-centric technology vision. As one of the forces behind Amazon’s approach to cloud computing, he is passionate about helping young businesses reach global scale and transforming enterprises into fast-moving digital organizations. Vogels joined Amazon in 2004 from Cornell University, where he was a distributed systems researcher. He has held technology leadership positions in companies that handle the transition of academic technology into industry. Vogels holds a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and has authored many articles on distributed systems technologies for enterprise computing.