Simone Brunozzi

Senior Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services

Simone Brunozzi serves as a Senior Technology Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, focused on the Bay Area (San Francisco and Silicon Valley) and the rest of United States. He frequently mentors at tech accelerators worldwide (Techstars, H-Farm, Founder Institute, MindTheBridge, and others). After having been a four-times entrepreneur, a University professor, a CTO, and after writing two technical books and two novels, he joined in March 2008 in the role of Amazon Web Services Technology Evangelist for Europe (EMEA), to raise awareness about Cloud Computing and help developers build applications. In January 2010 he relocated to Singapore, becoming the first AWS Technology Evangelist for the APAC region. In 2010 he received the “2010 Cloud Evangelist of the Year” award. In July 2012, Simone relocated to San Francisco, where he maintains the same role, focusing on events, companies and startups in California, mainly in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Since 2008, Simone has been a very popular speaker in Europe, United States, Asia, Oceania and Africa, speaking at more than 500 events (and collecting a huge amount of airline miles).

Submitted Sessions

It's not just about running a virtual machine with a NoSQL database on it; running databases in the Cloud has become a powerful option for many different types of workloads and scenarios.
In this keynote, the speaker will first examine what has happened so far in Cloud Computing from a Database perspective, and then explore future possibilities and trends.


The release of 5.6 is a pivotal moment in the history of MySQL, enabling both enhanced performance and impressive innovation. Yet what must be done to ensure MySQL stays competitive in the “world order of the cloud” and the growing reality of big data? Join panelists from HP, Continuent, Amazon Web Services, and Percona as they share their unique perspective about the reality and future of the... [read more]

This session will focus on DynamoDB, a fast, scalable, durable NoSQL service by AWS.
We will explore the basic concepts of designing a Database on DynamoDB, and why its features are important for real world scenarios.
It will be a technical session, and some basic knowledge of NoSQL concepts is strongly recommended.
Some of the examples will be in Python language, but... [read more]

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