Jinesh Varia, Amazon Web Services
As a Web Services Evangelist at Amazon, Jinesh Varia helps developers take advantage of disruptive technologies that are going to change the way we think about computer applications, and the way businesses compete. Jinesh is focused on furthering awareness of web services and often helps developers on 1:1 basis, helping them implement their own ideas using Amazon's innovative services.
Jinesh has over 7 years experience in XML and Web services and has worked with standard working groups in XBRL. Prior to joining Amazon as an evangelist, he held several positions in UBmatrix including Solutions Architect, Enterprise Team Lead and Software engineer, working on various financial services projects including Call Modernization Project at FDIC. He was also lead developer at Penn State Data Center, Institute of Regional Affairs. Jinesh's publications have been published in ACM and IEEE. Jinesh is originally from India and holds a Master's degree in Information Systems from Penn State University. He plays tennis and loves to trek.