Zehra Syeda-Sarwat

Worldwide Leader AWS Transformation Guide, Founder/President Women@AWS

Zehra Syeda-Sarwat is the World-Wide leader for AWS Transformation Guide. In her existing role Zehra built and scaled AWS’s proven approach to digital transformation, across hundreds of enterprise customers globally. Building on over 20 years of experience leading large scale technology transformation programs at AWS and other global tech companies including IBM and Fujitsu Consulting, Zehra provides prescriptive guidance to enterprise executives on how to quickly convert vision into a strategic execution path and deploy a transformation engine that integrates technology across all areas of the business and accelerates outcomes.

In addition to her role as a World-Wide Leader for AWS Transformation Guide, Zehra is also the Founder and President of Women@AWS – an AWS wide initiative dedicated to increasing gender diversity in technology. Zehra has launched several programs globally that have accelerated workforce transformation and generated diverse technical talent pipeline.

Zehra has routinely been a conference speaker at tech events including AWS-ReInvent, Women Innovator Speaker at She Tech Summit, Columbia University iCubed Seminar, and more. She is also a blogger/writer who very recently contributed to the book “Reaching Cloud Velocity”, in which she shares proven mechanisms how enterprise executives can implement benefits realization mechanism and measure Business Agility enabled through technology investments – Ch 2.4.

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