Open Source at Amazon

Wednesday 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

@ Zilker

Business Track



Business & Enterprise

Customer obsession is one of the key leadership principles at Amazon. We innovate on customer's behalf and focus on solving their problems. Over the years, customer usage and dependencies on open source technologies have been steadily increasing; this is why we've long been committed to open source, and our pace of contributions to open source projects continues to accelerate. Attend this talk to learn about the motivation for open source at AWS and what drives our active participation in open-source communities.


Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta (AWS)

Principal Technologist


Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He focuses on everything open source, containers and serverless at AWS. He is responsible for the CNCF strategy within AWS, and participates at CNCF Board and technical meetings actively. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team.

He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. An author of several books on technology, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, and a Docker Captain, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

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