Tom Laszewskiis a leader and cloud technologist who has helped ISVs, SIs, start-ups, and enterprise customers modernize IT systems and develop innovative software solutions. He currently leads a team of Enterprise Technologists responsible for the business and IT transformation strategy with key AWS customers. Many of these customers are pursuing cloud modernization and digital transformation initiatives utilizing cloud native architectures. He enjoys traveling the world with his teenage sons Slade and Logan.
Kamal Arora is an inventor, author, and technology leader with more than 15 years of IT experience. He currently works at Amazon Web Services and leads a diverse team of highly experienced solutions architects who enable global consulting partners and enterprise customers on their journey to cloud. Kamal has also led the creation of biggest global technical partnerships, set his team's vision and execution model, and incubated multiple new strategic initiatives. He's passionate about the latest innovations in the cloud and the AI/ML space, and their impact on our society and daily-life.
My special thanks to my wife Poonam Arora for unconditional support and my family Kiran, Rajiv, Nisha, Aarini, and Rian for their care and support all the time. Last, but not the least, we miss you dad!
Erik Farr is a technology leader with over 18 years in the IT industry. He has been on the leading edge of cloud technology and enterprise architecture, working with some of the largest companies and system integrators in the world. In his current role at Amazon Web Services, he leads a team of experienced solution architects to help global system integrator partners design enterprise scale cloud native architectures. Before AWS, he has experience with Capgemini and The Walt Disney Company, always working to create highly valuable outcomes for customers.
I wanted to especially thank my wonderful family, Stacey, Faith and Sydney for all of your support along this journey.
Piyum Zonooz is a Global Partner Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he works with companies across all industries to help drive cloud adoption and re-architect products to cloud native. He's led projects in TCO analysis, infrastructure design, DevOps adoption, and complete business transformation. Prior to AWS, Piyum was a Lead Architect as part of the Accenture Cloud Practice where he led large-scale cloud adoption projects. Piyum holds a BSc and MSc. degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Sanjeev Jaiswal is a Computer Graduate from CUSAT with 9 years of industrial experience. He basically uses Perl, Python, AWS, and GNU/Linux for his day-to-day activities. He is currently working on projects involving penetration testing, source code review, security design, and implementations in AWS and cloud security projects. He is learning DevSecOps and security automation currently as well. Sanjeev loves teaching engineering students and IT professionals. He has been teaching for the last 8 years in his leisure time.
He wrote Instant PageSpeed Optimization, and co-authored Learning Django Web Development with Packt Publishing.
My special thanks to my wife, Shalini Jaiswal, for her unconditional support, and my friends Ranjan, Ritesh, Mickey, Shankar, and Santosh for their care and support all the time.
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