- Werner Vogels
Dr. Werner Vogels is the
Chief Technology Officerand Vice President of Amazon.comin Seattle, Washington. In charge of driving technology innovation within the company, Vogels has broad internal and external responsibilities. He is the only executive apart from Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezosto speak publicly on behalf of Amazon.com. He joined Amazon in September 2004 as the Director of Systems Research. He was named Chief Technology Officer in January 2005 and Vice President, World-wide Architecture in March of that year. Prior to joining Amazon.com, from 1994 until 2004, Dr. Vogels was a research scientist at the Computer ScienceDepartment of Cornell University. He mainly conducted research in scalable reliable enterprise systems. From 1999 through 2002 he also held a Vice President and Chief Technology position at Reliable Network Solutions, Inc. From 1991 through 1994 he was a senior researcher at INESCin Lisbon, Portugal. Vogels received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Vrije Universiteitin Amsterdam, The Netherlandswith Prof. Henri Baland Prof. Andy Tanenbaumas his advisors. He is the author of many conference and journal articles, mainly on distributed systemstechnologies for enterprise computing systems. Vogels maintains a technology oriented weblog named “All Things Distributed” which he started in 2001 while he was still a scientist at Cornell. It was mainly used to discuss early results of his research. After he joined Amazon.com the nature of the weblog changed to more personal with some general technology and industry writings.
Vogels described the deep technical nature of Amazon's infrastructure work in a paper about Amazon's Dynamo, the storage engine for the Amazon Shopping Cart.
* [http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=388 A conversation with Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon] , ACM Queue vol.4, no.4 - May 2006.
* [http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/ All Things Distributed Weblog]
* [http://se-radio.net/podcast/2006-12/episode-40-interview-werner-vogels A podcast interview with Vogels on architecture and distributed systems] , Software Engineering Radio, Episode 40, Dec 2006.
* [http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=403&page=1 Discipline and Focus] , ACM QueueCast Interview, 2006
* [http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2007/10/amazons_dynamo.html Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store] , SOSP, 2007
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