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Matt Wood

GM, Product Strategy, Amazon Web Services

Matt Wood is part of the technical leadership team at Amazon Web Services, pulling from over a decade of expertise in distributed systems, architecture, web-scale analytics, big data, machine learning and high performance computing to help customers bring their ideas to life through technology.” After medical school, Dr. Wood completed his PhD in machine learning and bioinformatics, joined Cornell as a research fellow, and contributed to the next generation DNA sequencing platform at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Since joining Amazon Web Services in early 2010, he has played a role in introducing many significant new features and services to customers on the AWS Cloud, including AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis and Amazon Machine Learning.


Field Notes from Expeditions in the Cloud

Matt Wood will discuss some observations, themes and stories gathered from providing Spark to customers in the cloud. We’ll discuss real world expeditions companies have made with Spark on the AWS cloud, along with some…