It’s an thrilling time of yr, with AWS re:Invent proper across the nook. As we replicate again on 2021, we proceed to be impressed by the way in which AWS communities help one-another throughout intersecting journeys to develop technical abilities. On the middle of those communities are impactful leaders who go above and past to create instructional content material and facilitate peer-to-peer data sharing throughout a number of channels. These passionate builders are known as AWS Heroes, and we’re humbled by the superb actions they help on behalf of their communities. Right now we’re excited to introduce the newest cohort of AWS Heroes:
Juan Pan – Beijing, China
Information Hero Juan Pan (Trista) is the CTO and Co-Founding father of SphereEx. She serves as an Apache ShardingSphere Challenge Administration Committee member, in addition to a mentor on numerous different Apache incubation initiatives. She was a recipient of the 2020 and 2021 “China OSCAR Open Supply Pioneer” award, and incessantly speaks at related conferences within the fields of databases & database structure, together with at AWS Summit Shanghai and AWS Dev Days. Juan likes to encourage extra ladies to pursue careers in know-how, and he or she often shares her empowering journey from open supply contributor to CTO at occasions such because the AWS She Builds Summit.
Masanori Yamaguchi – Chiba, Japan
Group Hero Masanori Yamaguchi is a Resolution Architect at KDDI Company. Yamaguchi joined the Japanese AWS Consumer Group (JAWS-UG) in 2014 and has since managed 35 occasions together with the reboot of Fin-JAWS (Monetary-JAWS), and the JAWS-UG Chiba Chapter in 2019. Yamaguchi organized the 2021 JAWS-UG on-line occasion (JAWS DAYS 2021). This occasion was a brand new problem in on-line occasions: not solely delivering classes, but additionally offering a spot for attendees to speak with one another and take part in AWS quizzes, video games, and extra. four,000 members from throughout Japan attended the occasion. In recognition of those actions, he acquired the AWS Samurai 2020 Award.
Pamela Gotti – Milan, Italy
Salah Elhossiny – Cairo, Egypt
Machine Studying Hero Salah Elhossiny works as an ML full stack developer, constructing backend and frontend options built-in with ML pipelines to offer intelligence for information labeling and evaluation processes. Salah additionally builds serverless options on AWS built-in with ML fashions on Amazon SageMaker. A licensed AWS ML specialist, Salah is an concerned member of the AWS MENA Group, the place he incessantly writes summaries of AWS whitepapers to facilitate AWS certification examination preparation for fellow group members. He additionally enjoys writing about machine studying on Amazon SageMaker and serverless options.
Sheng Wu – Beijing, China
Container Hero Sheng Wu is a founding engineer at Tetrate. He serves on the world’s largest open supply basis, The Apache Software program Basis, as a board director and mentor of the incubator. He’s a daily speaker at conferences such because the AWS Summit, AWS Dev Day, QCon, KubeCon, and ApacheCon, sometimes sharing his experience in observability for container-based and cloud-native environments. His articles and blogs on containers, cloud-native, and observability seem in media together with The New Stack and the Apache SkyWalking Official Weblog.
Takahiro Horike – Tokyo, Japan
Serverless Hero Takahiro Horike is CEO of Serverless Operations, Inc. Whereas working in cloud computing, he participates in and contributes to the open supply group, letting individuals understand how enjoyable and significant it’s by talking at AWS official occasions like AWS Dev Day. He additionally speaks at Japan AWS Consumer Group (JAWS-UG) occasions. Horike has contributed to a number of open supply initiatives on GitHub, together with Serverless Step Features. His almost 40 displays may be discovered on SlideShare and Speaker Deck.
Vanessa Santos – São Paulo, Brazil
Group Hero Vanessa Santos joined the AWS Consumer Group São Paulo in 2017. Ranging from a non-traditional technical background, she turned acknowledged as an AWS Group Chief in 2019, reaching new learnings and practices by the AWS re:Invent We Energy Tech Grant. Enthusiastic about know-how, Vanessa believes individuals can constantly study and nonetheless be curious for extra. She works with native and worldwide AWS Consumer Teams as an AWS UG São Paulo co-organizer, with feminine and black tech communities, as an MBA Lecturer, and as council volunteer for Brazilian well being tech.
Vivek Raja P S – Madurai, India
Machine Studying Hero Vivek Raja works as Information Scientist at NexStem | CortexBCI Inc. He’s an lively speaker the place he shares his learnings with AWS Consumer Group India, at occasions similar to AWS Group Day ANZ, and at numerous developer communities together with the TensorFlow Consumer Group, and Girls in Information Science. He additionally helps AWS re:Talent with technical talks, podcasts, and open-source initiatives. Vivek often writes blogs the place he shares about AWS Machine Studying and AWS DeepRacer. He’s a DeepRacer fanatic and makes use of it to assist college students study Machine Studying by organizing regional AWS DeepRacer contests.
In case you’d wish to study extra concerning the new Heroes, or join with a Hero close to you, please go to the AWS Heroes web site or browse the AWS Heroes Content material Library.