Vice President of Global Infrastructure at Amazon
Peter DeSantis manages the AWS Global Infrastructure team that is responsible for the design, deployment, and ongoing operations of AWS, the world’s leading cloud infrastructure. This includes the innovation, customization, manufacture, acquisition, and management of AWS networks, servers, storage, and data center facilities that are used by millions of enterprises, start-ups, government organizations, educational institutions, and non-profits around the world every day. Prior to overseeing AWS’s Global Infrastructure, DeSantis served as Vice President and GM of AWS’s Compute Services, including EC2, for more than 10 years, since inception and original launch in 2006. DeSantis started at Amazon.com in 1998, working in various groups within Amazon, including leading the distributed systems engineering group prior to joining AWS. DeSantis earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and computer science from Dartmouth College.