The worldwide AWS Heroes program acknowledges people who’re outstanding leaders in native tech communities. Heroes assist others study AWS by sharing data through weblog posts, displays, social media, and open supply tasks; or by organizing occasions, Meetups, and workshops. As international communities develop we proceed to see new leaders emerge, and at this time we’re thrilled to introduce to you the primary new AWS Heroes of 2021, together with the primary Heroes from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Colombia:
Ben Bridts – Antwerp, Belgium
Neighborhood Hero Ben Bridts has been utilizing AWS professionally since 2015, and as an AWS Technologist at Cloudar, he works with companies starting from start-ups to enterprises. He’s additionally an AWS Approved Teacher and offers AWS Classroom Trainings at The Campus. You will discover his weblog posts on the Cloudar weblog, and see him taking part on GitHub (perhaps your CloudFormation Stack makes use of code he wrote). He’s a co-organizer of the Belgian AWS Consumer-Group and often speaks at varied different occasions. He has a broad curiosity in serverless, automation, and enabling builders. At present, he counts CloudFormation, Lambda, KMS, CloudFront, and Lambda@Edge amongst his favourite companies.
Nana Janashia – Vienna, Austria
Container Hero Nana Janashia is a DevOps advisor and coach. She began the ‘Techworld with Nana’ channel to share her experience about varied DevOps matters and to assist fanatics get into the sector extra simply. She consults with groups of builders and DevOps engineers to assist them enhance their current processes for CI/CD, containerization, and orchestration. In 2020, she created an entire academic program for these trying to grow to be DevOps engineers, targeted on studying the preferred instruments and platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform & extra.
Zainab Maleki – Perth, Australia
Neighborhood Hero Zainab Maleki is a pure chief whose expertise have shone since arriving in Australia: she facilitated CoderDojo for ladies for 3 years, and in 2020 began a coding class for kids of culturally numerous backgrounds. Over the previous 12 months Zainab introduced reusable serverless patterns at AWS Neighborhood Day and co-presented Design Pushed Improvement in information and analytics on the Latency convention in Perth. As a full-stack developer, Senior DevOps Engineer, AWS Ambassador, and common convention presenter, Zainab is pleased with the worth that she has delivered to her shoppers and her group.
Kenjiro Marumoto – Hiroshima, Japan
Knowledge Hero Kenjiro Marumoto contributes to AWS person group actions by working Meetups and research classes for the Hiroshima chapter (about 300 registered members) and the Huge Knowledge chapter (about 900 registered members) of JAWS-UG, the AWS Consumer Group community in Japan. When he spoke on the 2019 AWS Summit Tokyo, he obtained a primary place buyer satisfaction score. He was additionally featured at re:Invent 2018 for his firm’s Amazon QuickSight use case. In recognition of those actions, he obtained the 2018 AWS Samurai Award, which is given to customers who’ve made excellent contributions to JAWS-UG.
Dijeesh Padinharethi – Kochi, India
Container Hero Dijeesh Padinharethi is presently an AWS Consumer Group Chief for the Kochi group the place he has organized a number of meetups, hackathons, and different knowledge-sharing classes. He organized the first-ever AWS Neighborhood Day – Kochi again in 2019 and co-organized AWS Neighborhood Day India 2020 – Digital Version. He additionally leads the CNCF and Hashicorp Consumer Group communities in Kochi. Dijeesh is an occasional blogger, and he shares data about AWS through his and AWS UG Kochi’s social media accounts.
Daniel Rankov – Sofia, Bulgaria
Neighborhood Hero Daniel Rankov leads the Cloud Middle of Excellence (CCOE) group and guides the general Cloud and DevOps technique at MentorMate. Daniel’s cloud journey started as one of many first individuals at HeleCloud, now an AWS Premier Companion. There he grew to become very captivated with AWS and all the advantages that the general public cloud brings to companies. This ardour let him grow to be a co-organizer of the AWS Bulgaria Consumer Group, and he now actively speaks at conferences and performs trainings and workshops.
Srushith Repakula – Bengaluru, India
Serverless Hero Srushith Repakula is the Head of Engineering at KonfHub. He’s captivated with constructing serverless functions and sharing his experiences at varied occasions throughout the globe. Srushith not too long ago based the Tirupati AWS Consumer Group and likewise began the primary serverless-focused meetup group in Bangalore. He additionally began Serverless Saturdays, a month-to-month webinar specializing in every thing serverless and serving to builders not solely kick begin their serverless journey, but in addition present a chance to get entry to learnings and experiences from specialists throughout the globe.
Shun Yoshie – Yokohama, Japan
Neighborhood Hero Shun Yoshie joined the Japanese AWS person group (JAWS-UG) in 2013, and has been working three JAWS-UG chapters (X-Tech, Safety, and Tokyo) since 2016. In 2019, he was chair of the JAWS DAYS 2019 organizer committee, an occasion which drew 2000 individuals and had 129 classes throughout 11 tracks. He was named AWS Samurai 2018 and 2019. In September 2020, Shun launched a brand new occasion and was chair of JAWS SONIC 2020 / MIDNIGHT JAWS 2020, which was a totally on-line 24-hour occasion, with almost 1,500 registrations and on-line participation from many international locations abroad.
Carlos Zambrano – Bogotá, Colombia
Knowledge Hero Carlos Zambrano is captivated with every thing associated to AWS, with a give attention to Knowledge and Analytics, DevOps, and Machine Studying. He spoke at AWS re:Invents 2020 and 2019 and has greater than six years of expertise with international AWS tasks. At present, he holds 10 AWS Certifications. Carlos can be co-founder of Clouding LA and co-organizer of AWS Consumer Group Bogotá, Colombia. He likes to jot down technical posts and speak about AWS Knowledge and Analytics on Medium and Dev.to. Moreover, Carlos creates movies, on-line courses, and workshops targeted on AWS. He has helped a whole bunch of individuals grow to be AWS licensed.
In case you’d prefer to be taught extra in regards to the new Heroes, or join with a Hero close to you, please go to the AWS Hero web site.