AWS Heroes are a number of the worlds most energetic and vocal leaders in AWS communities, acknowledged for his or her unwavering deal with sharing insights and technical information with others. Heroes have a wide range of contributions to neighborhood studying: they host occasions, meetups, and workshops, writer blogs, contribute to open supply initiatives, converse at conferences, and extra. You possibly can view a few of their outstanding content material within the AWS Heroes Content material Library.
Immediately we’re thrilled to introduce to the world the most recent cohort of AWS Heroes:
Adam Bien – Munich, Germany
DevTools Hero Adam Bien is an impartial Architect, Advisor, Developer, Coach, convention speaker, and podcaster. Adam began with Java since JDK 1.zero and nonetheless enjoys writing serverless Java, usually in Amazon Corretto. He additionally codes stay on YouTube. Adam makes use of CDK in greenfield serverless Java functions, in addition to to assist his purchasers migrate their on-premise Java functions to the AWS cloud. He likes to use Java’s pragmatic patterns and greatest practices to serverless runtimes, particularly AWS Lambda and AWS Fargate. Excessive productiveness, discount of complexity, and value effectiveness are his major focuses.
Adam Elmore – Nixa, USA
DevTools Hero Adam Elmore is an impartial cloud advisor who helps startups construct merchandise on AWS. He’s additionally the host of AWS FM, a podcast with visitors from across the AWS neighborhood, and the creator of the AWS Group on Twitter. Adam is keen about open supply and has made a handful of contributions to the AWS CDK through the years. In 2020 he created Ness, an open supply CLI device for deploying web pages and apps to AWS. Beforehand, Adam co-founded StatMuse—a Disney backed startup constructing know-how that solutions sports activities questions—and served as CTO for 5 years.
Brooke Jamieson – Brisbane, Australia
Machine Studying Hero Brooke Jamieson is the Head of Enablement – AI/ML and Knowledge at Blackbook.ai, and is a global convention speaker. Brooke makes a speciality of researching & creating technically strong options that assist “non-data folks” harness the ability of Synthetic Intelligence and Machine Studying for his or her business. Outdoors of their ‘day job’, Brooke is a devoted member of the AWS Group and is an everyday speaker at native person teams, international occasions, and visitor lectures at a number of Australian Universities. In addition they make entry-level cloud profession and technical content material on TikTok, to achieve broad audiences and various teams eager to transition to careers in AI/ML and Cloud. Brooke is an Advisory Board member of Ladies in Digital, and strives to advertise STEM pathways to younger folks in regional Australia & members of the LGBTIQA+ neighborhood.
Chao Cai – Beijing, China
Group Hero Chao Cai has 15 years of world-class expertise in software program growth, together with greater than 10 years as a software program architect. He’s presently the VP and Chief Architect at Mobvista Inc. Chao is keen about sharing his information and expertise to the neighborhood. His WeChat public account has greater than four,000 followers and over 34,000 engineers have taken his on-line programs. Chao is a revered chief within the China tech neighborhood. He’s invited because the speaker to the worldwide tech conferences, corresponding to, QCon and ArchSummit every year. As an energetic advocate for AWS, Chao can be an everyday speaker at AWS tech occasions.
Cyril Bandolo – Douala, Cameroon
Machine Studying Hero Cyril Bandolo is an information scientist working as a Senior Supervisor Knowledge Analytics at Yoomee Cellular. Cyril has a pure expertise and keenness for educating and transferring information in his machine studying weblog, the place he focuses on constructing and deploying end-to-end machine studying initiatives on AWS. On his YouTube channel, he not too long ago launched a weekly stay hands-on collection known as “Sagemaker Saturdays” throughout which, each weekend he walks the viewers by end-to-end machine studying initiatives with Sagemaker Studio Lab and Sagemaker Studio. Cyril is at all times attempting to come across and apply new machine studying options to make lives higher and assist transfer the underside line.
Kristi Perreault – Denver, USA
Serverless Hero Kristi Perreault is a Principal Software program Engineer at Liberty Mutual Insurance coverage, the place her focus is serverless first growth, and enterprise enablement. She holds an M.S. in Electrical & Laptop Engineering specializing in cloud computing & IoT, and could be very keen about selling girls in know-how. She organizes the Serverless Denver person group as a part of ServerlessDays, co-organizes CDK Day, and writes extensively about serverless and variety on her dev.to and Medium weblog websites. You’ll discover her talking about embracing and scaling serverless first initiatives on dozens of podcasts, webinars, conferences, and meetups each nearly and on stage.
Sanchit Jain – Mumbai, India
Group Hero Sanchit Jain is the AWS Analytics Observe Lead and a licensed knowledgeable specializing in AWS Cloud at Quantiphi Inc. He’s additionally the AWS Person Group Mumbai Lead and actively contributes to the AWS neighborhood by delivering classes at AWS Person Teams, AWS Group Days, and varied instructional institutes. He additionally shares his information by publishing blogs about AWS providers, architectures, and greatest practices. Not too long ago, Sanchit hosted an AWS Resolution Architect Certification Bootcamp, which spanned over two months, with 7500+ viewers. He additionally delivered a session not too long ago at AWS Summit India 2022 on Constructing an information lake with AWS Lake Formation.
Shigeru Oda – Saitama, Japan
Group Hero Shigeru Oda is an knowledgeable system engineer at NSD CO., LTD. Since 2020 he has run 25 occasions with the JAWS-UG Inexperienced persons Chapter (about 4200 registered members). In September 2020 he promoted the 24-hour on-line occasion JAWS SONIC 2020 & MIDNIGHT JAWS 2020, which was attended by about 1500 folks. In March 2021, he promoted JAWS DAYS 2021 as a steering member, which was attended by about four,000 folks. And in November 2021, he promoted JAWS PANKRATION 2021, a second 24-hour on-line occasion, offering 900 AWS customers in Japan, in addition to around the globe with a chance to study past the language barrier of English and Japanese by simultaneous interpretation. He obtained the AWS Samurai 2021 Award for these actions.
Yasunori Kirimoto – Sapporo, Japan
DevTools Hero Yasunori Kirimoto is presently the Co-Founder and CTO of MIERUNE Inc. and proprietor of dayjournal. He specializes within the subject of GIS (Geographic Info System) and FOSS4G (Free Open Supply Software program for GeoSpatial). Yasunori’s work contains contributions to the Amazon Location Service samples on GitHub and open supply initiatives corresponding to AWS Amplify and AWS CDK. He has additionally printed quite a few weblog posts on AWS CloudFormation and different AWS architectures. When he’s not performing as a bridge between AWS and the location-based info subject, he engages with the open-source neighborhood and enjoys taking part in enterprise initiatives to realize a broader understanding of know-how.
Should you’d wish to study extra in regards to 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.