Swami Sivasubramanian

Swami Sivasubramanian
  • Vice President, AWS
  • Company: Amazon

Swami Sivasubramanian is VP at AWS in charge of all Amazon AI and Machine learning initiatives. His team’s mission is “To put machine learning capabilities in the hands on every developer and data scientist.” For more details on Amazon AI:  https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-ai/ and https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/ai/

Previously, Swami used to manage AWS’s NoSQL and big data services. He managed the engineering, product management and operations for core AWS database services that are the foundational building blocks for AWS: DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache (in-memory engines),  Amazon QuickSight, SimpleDB and a few other big data services in the works. Swami has been awarded more than 250 patents, authored around 40 referred scientific papers and journals, and participate in several academic circles and conferences.

In addition to these, he also built more than 30 AWS Cloud Services like CloudFront, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon’s Paxos based lock service, original Amazon Dynamo etc.  He was also one of the main authors for Amazon Dynamo paper (http://bit.ly/1mDs0Yh) along with Werner Vogels, which received the ACM Hall of Fame award. Amazon Dynamo now is the foundation for many other NoSQL systems like Riak, Cassandra and Voldemort.

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