Embracing New Media

I’ve been in the Information Technology industry for almost 30 years now. I’m not sure where the time goes. It seems like yesterday I was a bright-eyed Marine recruit standing on the yellow footprints at Parris Island, SC, but that was 26 years ago. I was fortunate enough to go the US Marine Corps Computer Science School where I completed their IT operations curriculum that set me on this journey. It’s afforded me many a great opportunity, including my current job as a Enterprise Account Engineer (Technical Account Manager, TAM) at Amazon in their web services division. For those of you not in tech, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the part of the larger Amazon company that builds and leases cloud computing to other companies. It’s actually their most profitable arm. The retail side of Amazon isn’t actually all that profitable, and the AWS portion often ends up propping the rest of the company up financially, but I digress.

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