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Voices in Cloud – Episode 24: A Conversation with Drew Firment

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Dave Linthicum speaks with Drew Firment, Senior VP at A Cloud Guru.


Drew Firment is SVP at A Cloud Guru  He works closely with enterprises to accelerate cloud adoption with online education focused on outcome-based skills development at scale. Drew was previously Director of Cloud Engineering at Capital One where he led enterprise cloud operations within their Cloud Center of Excellence and migrated the early adopters of Amazon Web Services (AWS) into production. He founded Capital One's cloud engineering college that drove a large-scale talent transformation, and earned a patent for measuring cloud adoption and maturity. Drew is recognized by Amazon as both an AWS Community Hero and Alexa Champion for his to efforts build and scale inclusive learning communities for cloud education.

You can find Drew on Twitter, and LinkedIn or on his website A Cloud Guru.

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