Don’t miss exciting new products, services, and other reveals in the Keynotes with Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services, and Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon.com as well as Tuesday Night Live featuring Peter DeSantis, VP, AWS Global Infrastructure.

Tuesday Night Live with Peter DeSantis, VP, AWS Global Infrastructure
Tuesday, Nov. 28 |8:00 PM – 9:30 PM PT | Venetian, Level 2, Hall A

Keynote featuring Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services
Wednesday, Nov. 29 | 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT | Venetian, Level 2, Hall A

Keynote featuring Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer, Amazon.com
Thursday, Nov. 30 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PT | MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena


Keynote Overflow Locations

Sit back and relax at other viewing locations around the re:Invent campus. For our Keynotes featuring Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services, and Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon.com join us at our alternative viewing locations.

Are you checking out The Quad at Aria following Andy Jassy’s Keynote, or attending a breakout at the Venetian after Thursday’s Keynote featuring Werner Vogels, then take a shuttle early to watch the Keynotes at these venues.

Overflow viewing locations for the Keynote featuring Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services
Wednesday, Nov. 29 | 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Aria
Aria, Level 1, Pinyon Ballroom 5
Aria, Level 3, Juniper 1

 

MGM
Grand Garden Arena

Overflow viewing locations for the Keynote featuring Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer, Amazon.com
Thursday, Nov. 30 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Aria
Aria, Level 1, Pinyon Ballroom 5
Aria, Level 3, Juniper 1

 

Venetian
Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Theater
Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2204
Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
Venetian, Level 3, Delfino 4002

 

Featured Speakers



Andy Jassy
CEO, Amazon Web Services

Andy Jassy leads the Amazon Web Services business (AWS) and the Technology Infrastructure organization for Amazon.com. AWS is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides developers and businesses with cloud-based infrastructure services that are inexpensive, reliable, scalable, comprehensive and flexible. AWS has grown tremendously since its inception in 2006 and is now the underlying infrastructure for more than a million customers, including fast-growing startups, large enterprises, and government agencies across 190 countries.

As a member of Amazon.com’s senior executive team since 2002, Jassy is also responsible for helping guide the company’s overall direction. He has held several key leadership positions since he joined Amazon in 1997. He authored the business plan for Amazon’s entry into the Music business and served as both its Director of Product Management and General Manager; started and built the Customer Relationship Management team; served as Director of Marketing; worked as Technical Assistant to Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos; and most recently, Jassy started and continues to lead the Amazon Web Services business.

Jassy earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.



Werner Vogels
CTO, Amazon.com

Werner Vogels is Chief Technology Officer at Amazon.com where he is responsible for driving the company's technology vision, which is to continuously enhance the innovation on behalf of Amazon's customers at a global scale.

Prior to joining Amazon, he worked as a researcher at Cornell University where he was a principal investigator in several research projects that targeted the scalability and robustness of mission-critical enterprise computing systems. He has held the positions of Research Engineer, VP of Technology and CTO in companies that handle the transition of academic technology into industry.

Vogels holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and has authored many articles for journals and conferences, most of them on distributed systems technologies for enterprise computing.



Peter DeSantis
VP, AWS Global Infrastructure

Peter accepted the role of Vice President, Global Infrastructure in October 2016. Previously, Peter DeSantis started at Amazon.com in 1998. Before joining Amazon Web Services, he worked in various other groups within Amazon including leading the distributed systems engineering group.

In March 2006, Peter joined Amazon Web Services as the Director/General Manager of Amazon EC2. He was involved in launching the original Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service in 2006 and was busy directing the development of Amazon EC2 features and operations until he accepted the role of Vice President, Compute Services which he held until October 2016, when he moved into the role, Vice President of Infrastructure Leadership. DeSantis earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and computer science from Dartmouth College.