Meet the newest AWS Heroes – November 2021


It’s an thrilling time of 12 months, 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 expertise. On the heart of those communities are impactful leaders who go above and past to create academic content material and facilitate peer-to-peer information sharing throughout a number of channels. These passionate builders are known as AWS Heroes, and we’re humbled by the wonderful actions they help on behalf of their communities. In the present day 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 Undertaking Administration Committee member, in addition to a mentor on numerous different Apache incubation tasks. She was a recipient of the 2020 and 2021 “China OSCAR Open Supply Pioneer” award, and often 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 expertise, and she or he 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 Person 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 in addition offering a spot for attendees to speak with one another and take part in AWS quizzes, video games, and extra. 4,000 contributors from throughout Japan attended the occasion. In recognition of those actions, he acquired the AWS Samurai 2020 Award.

Pamela Gotti – Milan, Italy

Group Hero Pamela Gotti is Chief Expertise Officer at Credimi. She likes to design methods with clear boundaries by domain-driven design and occasion storming, and to convey them to life on Amazon EKS, with a mixture of AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS, and Amazon S3. She has given talks about how Credimi makes use of AWS to implement new options, microservices communication approaches (from event-driven structure to GraphQL), and about crew group. Since 2018 Pamela has led the tech crew of SheTech, organizing occasions that assist ladies construct coding expertise. The coding bootcamps deal with machine studying with Python, internet growth with JavaScript, and serverless.

Salah Elhossiny – Mansoura, Egypt

Machine Studying Hero Salah Elhossiny works as an ML full stack developer, constructing backend and frontend options built-in with ML pipelines to supply 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 often writes summaries of AWS whitepapers to facilitate AWS certification examination preparation for fellow neighborhood 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 greatest 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, usually 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 neighborhood, letting folks understand how enjoyable and significant it’s by talking at AWS official occasions like AWS Dev Day. He additionally speaks at Japan AWS Person Group (JAWS-UG) occasions. Horike has contributed to a number of open supply tasks on GitHub, together with Serverless Step Capabilities. His almost 40 displays may be discovered on SlideShare and Speaker Deck.

Vanessa Santos – São Paulo, Brazil

Group Hero Vanessa Santos joined the AWS Person Group São Paulo in 2017. Ranging from a non-traditional technical background, she turned acknowledged as an AWS Group Chief in 2019, attaining new learnings and practices by the AWS re:Invent We Energy Tech Grant. Captivated with expertise, Vanessa believes folks can repeatedly be taught and nonetheless be curious for extra. She works with native and worldwide AWS Person 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 Person Group India, at occasions resembling AWS Group Day ANZ, and at numerous developer communities together with the TensorFlow Person Group, and Girls in Information Science. He additionally helps AWS re:Talent with technical talks, podcasts, and open-source tasks. 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 be taught Machine Studying by organizing regional AWS DeepRacer contests.

For those who’d wish to be taught 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.