Tech Talks @ Audible with Jeff Barr, Lead Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
Monday, June 18, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
Join us for Tech Talks @ Audible on June 18th. Our guest speaker will be Jeff Barr, Lead Evangelist from Amazon Web Services.
You'll have the opportunity to network with your peers from the New York City area tech community over catered food and craft beer.
The first 75 attendees will receive two free audiobooks from Audible. All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire.
About Jeff Barr
Jeff Barr, Lead Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, is focused on furthering awareness among software developers of the opportunity to innovate and build businesses using Amazon Web Services. In this role, Jeff travels, speaks, blogs, and conducts virtual events.
Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services–gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services as business needs dictate.
Jeff has a longstanding interest in Web services and programmatic information interchange. He has held development and management positions at Microsoft, KnowNow, eByz, and Akopia and was a co-founder of Visix Software. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from American University and performed graduate work in computer science at George Washington University.
Jeff has written over 1000 posts for the AWS blog and another 1100 for his personal blog. He’s been a technical reviewer for 4 books on web services wrote a chapter on advanced scripting for a book on Second Life, and is the author of Host Your Website in the Cloud, to e published by SitePoint in September of 2010.
About Tech Talks @ Audible
Audible is the leading provider of premium digital spoken audio information and entertainment on the Internet, owned by Amazon.
Tech Talks @ Audible is a monthly event held at Audible headquarters where we learn from the experiences of others and network with our peers.
Tech Talks @ Audible will happen in the event space on the 15th floor.
Directions from NYC and NJ can be found here:
Parking is available next door, in the lot on Orange Street.
NJ Transit to Newark Broad Street Station (20 minutes)
- 5:44 PM ("to Montclair State University")
- 5:46 PM ("to Dover")
As you exit Broad Street Station, you will see 1 Washington Park to your right, a 17‐story red brick building that says Audible.com on the top floor. It is approx. 2 blocks, a 5 minute walk.