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The Conversations with Leaders podcast, brought to you by AWS (Amazon Web Services), focuses on personal lessons of leadership, vision, culture, and people development. Our series features executive level discussions - intended to harness, elevate, and share insights from cloud leaders across top enterprise companies. Amazon Enterprise Strategists who are former CIO, CTO, and CISOs, interview business executives, in a dialogue about their personal insights on the AWS cloud transformation journey, inspiring innovation, and leading teams. Our goal is to share peer-to-peer perspectives in a way that is both personal and inspiring for others in the cloud leadership community.

The Conversations with Leaders podcast, brought to you by AWS (Amazon Web Services), focuses on personal lessons of leadership, vision, culture, and people development. Our series features executive level discussions - intended to harness, elevate, and share insights from cloud leaders across top enterprise companies. Amazon Enterprise Strategists who are former CIO, CTO, and CISOs, interview business executives, in a dialogue about their personal insights on the AWS cloud transformation journey, inspiring innovation, and leading teams. Our goal is to share peer-to-peer perspectives in a way that is both personal and inspiring for others in the cloud leadership community.

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United States

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Podcasts

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The Conversations with Leaders podcast, brought to you by AWS (Amazon Web Services), focuses on personal lessons of leadership, vision, culture, and people development. Our series features executive level discussions - intended to harness, elevate, and share insights from cloud leaders across top enterprise companies. Amazon Enterprise Strategists who are former CIO, CTO, and CISOs, interview business executives, in a dialogue about their personal insights on the AWS cloud transformation journey, inspiring innovation, and leading teams. Our goal is to share peer-to-peer perspectives in a way that is both personal and inspiring for others in the cloud leadership community.

Language:

English


Episodes

#73: Surprising Benefits of Migration | Ron Huxter, VP and CIO of Canadian Institute for Health Information

4/13/2021
Ron Huxter, the VP and CIO of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) sits down to share the surprising benefits they observed following migration.

Duration:00:32:39

#72: CFOs Leading Transformation | Louise Higgins, CFO of Technology, ANZ Bank

3/30/2021
Louise Higgins, CFO of Technology at ANZ Bank, shares her perspective on the critical role of the CFO in leading major cultural change and earning trust with stakeholders.

Duration:00:30:41

#72: One Size Fits All Cloud Strategy | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategist

3/30/2021
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Ishit Vachhrajani, and Bryan Landerman tackle the question: "Is there a one-size fits all cloud strategy?". Leaders wonder, can I use a per-defined or templatized cloud adoption strategy? Can something like this exist? Listen in to hear Jake, Ishit, and Bryan answer these questions and share their advice for leaders as they begin their AWS Cloud journey.

Duration:00:32:39

#71: Transformation, Migration, and Modernization | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

3/16/2021
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani address a common leadership question, "Is there an order to transformation, migration, and modernization?". Leaders often ask which step is the right one to take first for their organization - migrate then transform and modernize, modernize then transform and migrate, or something else?

Duration:00:37:07

#70: Staying Agile in Times of Disruption | Rob Smedley, Director of Data Systems, Formula 1

3/2/2021
The ability to think, plan, and execute in a clinical fashion is the key to realizing transformation. More now than ever, organizations need to rapidly and accurately assess situations, experiment quickly, and scale up with relative ease to keep pace with market changes. Rob shares how the dynamic of racing prepared Formula 1 for the race schedule disruptions and their business response.

Duration:00:24:31

#69: How AI and ML are Helping to Tackle COVID-19 | Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Machine Learning, AWS

2/23/2021
In these continually change times, it’s not surprising that AI and ML, widely recognized for its problem-solving and predictive prowess, have become an essential navigational tool for many organizations. Listen in as Swami shares how customers are embracing machine learning and AI in the wake of COVID-19 to scale customer communications, increase agility and efficiency, and help get people back to work safely.

Duration:00:29:08

#68: Value and Mission Driven Approaches During Disruption | Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector, AWS

2/16/2021
Disruption can produce chaos, making it more challenging to prioritize and take action. However, despite the challenges that governments and businesses are facing, this crisis has been the catalyst for much-needed transformation. It’s provided organizations a value- and mission-driven approach to take the appropriate action to support their employees and customers. During this discussion, Teresa will share how AWS customers are engaging partners, educating their leaders, and empowering their...

Duration:00:34:01

#67: Attracting Customers with New Digital Experiences | Amanda Jobbins, CMO, Infor

2/9/2021
Amanda Jobbins, the Chief Marketing Officer at Infor, shares how shes planning to get the organization’s industry-specific cloud solutions in front of more customers.

Duration:00:25:10

#66: Leadership and Innovation at AXA Group | Roland Scharrer, Group CTIO, AXA

2/2/2021
Roland Scharrer, the Group CTIO at AXA, sits down with Enterprise Strategist Miriam McLemore to talk about leadership, innovation, and the benefits of agility.

Duration:00:30:59

#65: Cloud Center of Excellence | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

1/26/2021
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani close the loop on governance. Listen in as they debate the need for a Cloud Center of Excellence and when to bring that team in during migration.

Duration:00:34:30

#64: Governance and Leading a Migration Strategy | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

1/12/2021
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Ishit Vachhrajani, and Bryan Landerman continue diving into the concept of governance, and how it relates to leading a cloud migration. There are recommended concepts to think about when leading your organization through migration, but the strategies will vary based on your choices.

Duration:00:19:37

#63: Leadership and One Way vs Two Way Door Decisions | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

12/29/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani discuss governance and one way vs two way door decisions. During a large transformation, leaders will be faced with many decisions, some are reversible and some are not. Listen in as they discuss how to prepare an organization to make these decisions and determine if governance is a one-way or two-way door decision.

Duration:00:31:34

#62: Experiment More, Fail Less | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

12/15/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Phil Le-Brun discuss Phil's blog: Experiment More, Fail Less. "Fail fast and fail often" is a quote often used by Phil, but one not everyone agrees on. Listen in as they share their thoughts on the subject and the importance of creating an environment for experimentation.

Duration:00:30:31

#61: Becoming a Data Driven Organization | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

12/14/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani cover why being data driven is so important, what exactly does it mean, and how you can become a data driven organization. Listen in to hear more.

Duration:00:29:59

#61: Experiment More, Fail Less | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

12/14/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Phil Le-Brun discuss Phil's blog: Experiment More, Fail Less. "Fail fast and fail often" is a quote often used by Phil, but one not everyone agrees on. Listen in as they share their thoughts on the subject and the importance of creating an environment for experimentation.

Duration:00:29:59

#60: Being Intentional and Having a Strategy | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

11/24/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani continue their conversation about leading a migration and the option of outsourcing a project with the AWS Cloud. Listen is as they talk about the importance of being intentional about decisions and having a strategy that supports the direction you are trying to go. When you are intentional, and have a thoughtful strategy, you can better make decisions for the right reasons.

Duration:00:31:40

#59: Migrating to the Cloud - Outsourcing vs. Insourcing | Ask the AWS Enterprise Strategists

11/19/2020
This week AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Bryan Landerman, and Ishit Vachhrajani address a common question they get from customers: "Should I outsource my migration to the AWS Cloud via consultants or try to use my own team?". Listen in as they talk about the pros and cons of each approach, their personal experience, and best practices of AWS customers.

Duration:00:29:54

#58: The Art of Possible: Cloud Financial Management at Nationwide | Joseph Daly, Director of Cloud Optimization Services, Nationwide

11/12/2020
Mario Thomas from AWS sits down with Joseph Daly, Director of Cloud Optimization Services, Nationwide, to discuss Nationwide’s journey of innovative cloud financial management to ensure efficiency and accountability.

Duration:00:39:14

#57: Rapid Migration to the AWS Cloud | Joe Foster, Cloud Computing Program Manager, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

11/10/2020
Joe Foster, the Cloud Computing Program Manager for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, joins us to share how he lead his organization through a rapid cloud adoption. Listen in as Joe explains how he supports varying customers, and organizational needs, at NASA.

Duration:00:38:34

#56: Workplace Reimagined | Ian Wilson, VP of HR, AWS

11/6/2020
Ian Wilson, the VP of HR for AWS, joins the podcast to share his insights on AWS' response to COVID-19. Listen in as he and AWS Enterprise Strategist, Jake Burns, talk about how AWS responded, how they are currently leading the organization, what is top of mind as things change, and advice on how he is planning for the future.

Duration:00:31:21