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Thursday May 16, 2019 — DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE CLOUD

Place: WeWork, 12655 W. Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles CA 90066 (Playa Vista)

Cost: FREE with Advance Registration for members and non-members
Parking: FREE to the first 30 persons. Also free parking on the adjacent streets.
Space is Limited, Registration is required. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Our distinguished speaker, Randall Hunt, will demonstrate the current state of the Cloud and describe some approaches which large organizations are taking to initiate digital transformation.
He will discuss cloud strategies — including running cloud-based applications, cloud-enabled virtual environments, migration strategies, optimizing cloud services, and cloud governance – as well as emerging trends like Machine Learning. Randall will also share insights on change management for digital transformation — how to manage enterprise organizational challenges through the various stages of adoption.
Randall will cover the rich structure and ecosystem of available solutions in the Cloud as well as provide numerous case studies using real world customers and use cases.
Arrive early for great networking.

About our Speaker:
Randall Hunt, Senior Technical Evangelist and Software Engineer at Amazon Web Services in Los Angeles.

Randall spends most of his time building demos and writing about new services and launches. Python is his favorite programming language but he can sometimes be found struggling with C++. Prior to working at AWS, Randall launched rockets at NASA and SpaceX but he found his programming passion at MongoDB. Randall has worked on a variety of technical and business challenges in many different verticals with over a decade of cloud experience at NASA, SpaceX, MongoDB, and AWS. He is a total space nerd.

Randall has dealt with a wide range of both business and technical issues across many different verticals based on his experiences at SpaceX, MongoDB, AWS, and NASA. Thanks to these experiences Randall has gained a deep understanding of deploying large scale technical solutions in cloud environments.

As a Sr. Technical Evangelist, Randall often speaks at conferences and events across the world where he helps developers maximize their productivity in the cloud. He’s particularly interested in AI, databases, serverless, and DevOps. He holds all seven AWS certifications.

About our Location: WeWork – Playa Vista (on Jefferson):
Co-working offices. This location occupies four floors of a newly constructed building in Playa Vista, attracting a wide array of companies, ranging from software developers to major production studios. WeWork Playa Vista embraces LA’s relaxed culture with a community that revels in collaboration. To learn more, go to https://www.wework.com/buildings/12655-w-jefferson-blvd–los-angeles–CA
About our Meeting Sponsor – Amazon Web Services
Featured services include:
Amazon EC2 — Virtual servers in the cloud
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) — Scalable storage in the cloud
Amazon Aurora — High performance managed relational database
Amazon DynamoDB — Managed NoSQL database
Amazon RDS — Managed relational database service for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, and MariaDB
AWS Lambda — Run code without thinking about servers
Amazon VPC — Isolated cloud resources
Amazon Lightsail — Launch and manage virtual private servers
Amazon SageMaker — Build, train, and deploy machine learning models at scale
For more information go to https://aws.amazon.com/

Space is Limited, Registration is required. We’ll provide the appetizers and drinks.
Date: May 16, 2019

Time:  6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: WeWork
12655 W. Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles CA 90066 (Playa Vista)
Cost: Cost: FREE with Advance Registration

Registration:  Advance registration is required.

Click Here to register.

About AITP-LA:
Association of Information Technology Professionals LA (AITP-LA) meets in West LA with a focus on keeping members abreast of trends and best practices in managing technology, and provides strong networking opportunities.

AITP-LA is about technology – bringing experts in their field to share cutting-edge ideas with members. Helping members connect the dots, take the next steps, grow in their ability to apply technologies to competitive advantage.

AITP-LA is part of a national organization that provides leadership, professional development, certification and personal growth opportunities to IT managers and technologists. The core of the AITP experience is the chapter network, with 400 professional and student chapters throughout the country.

For more information, call the chapter telephone at 562-928-5353 or contact Roger Lux at 562-964-1888.

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AITP-LA website: http://www.aitp-la.org.

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