Werner Vogels

Werner Vogels
  • Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer
    Amazon.com

PhD, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Formerly: Researcher, Cornell University, including principal investigator in research projects on scalability and robustness of mission critical enterprise computing systems; vice-president of technology and chief technology officer in companies that handled transition of academic technology into industry. Author of articles on distributed systems technologies for enterprise computing for journals and conferences. Named CTO of the Year, Information Week magazine, for contributions to cloud computing (2008).