Jeff Barr, Amazon
Jeff Barr, Senior Evangelist, Amazon Web Services. Jeff Barr is focused on furthering awareness of web services and inspiring developers to create innovative applications using Amazon Web Services. Barr meets regularly with developers throughout the U.S. and abroad to introduce Amazon Web Services? expanding platform and showcase businesses that currently utilize the program?s services.
Barr joined Amazon in August 2002 as a Senior Software Developer on the Associates team and has a longstanding interest in Web services and programmatic information interchange. He has held development and management positions at Microsoft, KnowNow, eByz, Akopia, was a co-founder of Visix Software, and launched the news feed service, Syndic8.com. He earned his bachelor?s degree in computer science from American University and performed graduate work in computer science at George Washington University.