Amazon Web Services
Kam Syed is a Technology Business Executive at Amazon Web Service (AWS), during his tenure he was responsible to build the cloud storage business for AWS and this is now one of the fastest growing service within the portfolio. Most recently, he has joined efforts to build an Education Technology (aka EdTech) vertical within the Education team at AWS. In his role, he is working to help startups and established EdTechs understand how The Cloud can accelerate the transformation they wish to bring in the Education sector, he is also responsible to build an ecosystem for EdTechs to cross leverage each other and make it easier for lifelong learners to access these products.
In the past, Kam has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Oracle and HCL, this gave him an opportunity to be a trusted advisor to CTOs, CIOs and Product Heads on areas related to technology and business decisions. During the last 15 years, Kam has assisted clienteles from startups to enterprises and let teams across geographies. He has been a globetrotter, spent time in UK, Middle East, India and now calls US as his home.
His expertise include: Business development and revenue strategies, market expansions, building teams, hiring right talent, cross team collaboration, developing partnerships and C-level network.
Kam holds an Engineering Degree in Computer Science from University of Madras in India, an MBA from University of Wales in UK and has attended leadership programs at Indian Institute of Mgmt. Ahmedabad and Harvard University. He lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and two boys.