Jonathan Allen

Enterprise Strategist, Amazon Web Services

Jonathan joined AWS as an Enterprise Strategist & Evangelist in early 2017. In this role, he works with enterprise technology executives around the globe to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.

He has worked with over 320 enterprises helping them successfully complete migrations and transition their organizations to help them realize the benefits of AWS Cloud. Including working with many of the world’s leading brands. Jonathan is a frequent speaker having covered over 100 events in his tenure at AWS and writes frequently on the AWS Enterprise Blog.

Prior to joining AWS, Jonathan spent 17 years working as a leader in Capital One Financial Corporation, where his final role was Senior Director and UK divisional CTO. He was part of the technology leadership team that selected AWS as their predominant cloud partner in 2014, and was accountable for architecting, engineering, and an agile DevOps execution of the technical build out and system migrations of the UK divisions AWS Cloud strategy in partnership with the US divisions until 2017.

Prior to Capital One, Jonathan was a software and systems engineer working for multiple independent systems houses.

In 2012, he was awarded IT Manager of the Year by The Chartered Institute for IT. He holds a Diploma in Computer Studies from Loughborough College, a CIO MBA from Boston University, and is a certified AWS Solutions Architect. He has previously held Cisco and Microsoft advanced accreditations and can still program in Cobol(!), although Python is his language of choice today.

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