Wilfred Justin is the head of AI and ML evangelism for Amazon Web Services Worldwide Public Sector. Mr. Justin is responsible for developing and supporting AWS partnerships with key strategic independent software vendors who provide solutions to commercial, Government, Education, and Nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Justin joined Amazon Web Services in August 2012 as a Principal Solutions Architect and later transitioned into account management to manage the most important partners that needed strong technical skills and business acumen. Prior to joining AWS, he had been in customer-facing leadership roles for reputed software companies. He is a Security expert and has led teams to roll out content-aware Identity & Access Management (IAM), Identity Lifecycle Management, Web Access Management (WAM), Federation, Privilege User Management, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and LDAP virtualization. He has more than twenty years of experience in development, enterprise architecture, management, and sales.
He comes from a strong development background specifically in three-tier architecture using SOA technologies (web services, ESB, BPEL, BPM, and BAM) and has the unique experience in working and evaluating technologies at all levels – Automation that includes server, client and network, Infrastructure Management that includes server, network (fault, performance, and bandwidth) and Application Performance Management.
Mr. Justin is currently engaged in evangelizing the AWS Cloud platform and specialized in addressing the security and compliance concerns of the AWS customers in adopting a cloud-based solution. He runs machine learning evangelism days to educate customers on the AWS machine learning stack and Big Data services. In his current role, he works with the CIOs and CTOs of the biggest software startups (unicorns) and influences them to adopt cloud computing for their internal IT as well as for their SaaS offerings.
He has worked both in Public Sector as well as in the commercial segments, specifically in selling into tier-1 banks and healthcare verticals. He closely works with software companies that provide Cognitive Computing, Semantic Intelligence, exploratory data analysis, and related technologies that augment human intelligence using deep learning on cloud computing platforms. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s in Computer Science and Applications at Bharathidasan University. He enjoys authoring and presenting white papers, getting involved in speaking engagements, and round table discussions. He is experienced in interacting with CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and providing ROI justifications on IT investment and budgeting and helping out in implementing modernization initiatives.