Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 19:00 to 21:30
AWS San Francisco
475 Sansome Street #2100
94111 San Francisco, CA
United States
Event Details: 

The cloud is everywhere! From e-commerce to storage, cloud services are becoming commonplace, driving businesses like Amazon and Netflix. Amazon Web Services is a leader in providing global cloud services for many different industry segments, including Media and Entertainment..

Bhavik Vyas will discuss current cloud services for Media and Entertainment and how a number of companies are using the cloud in their media business. Amazon Web Services will be announcing a number of new product offerings at NAB in April, and Bhavik will discuss these in detail as well.

The talk will review:
AWS for M&E:
NAB update
AWS 101
AWS case studies
AWS M&E partner eco-system


Here is a link to a downloadable version of the AWS overview deck.


The other deck, specifically related to broadcast is attached below.

NOTE: All attendees must pre-register with Eventbrite. Due to building security there will be no on-site registrations. You should bring your event confirmation and a photo ID for entry to the building. Local paid parking and street parking is available in the area after 6 pm. There are many parking options near the AWS office (in the Embarcadero or street parking) – I’ve created a Google shortlink here for people to see:  http://goo.gl/maps/i6QAu

Bhavik Vyas Biography:

Bhavik has worked in the data communications and security field for over 15 years, at leading technology companies like Aspera, Reliance Communications and HP/Agilent. Bhavik started his career in technical marketing at HP in Scotland, and has held a variety of sales engineering and product management roles. Bhavik now resides in the SF Bay Area, where he is currently responsible for a portfolio of managed AWS ISV partners and the AWS M&E partner ecosystem, assisting technology partners with their AWS solutions and strategy. Prior to AWS, he spent ~4 years at Aspera, where he was Director of Cloud Services & Partnerships, working with companies like Netflix, Amazon Unbox, Sony, UEFA, Ooyala, UFC and Sony. Bhavik has a B.Eng. (EE) degree from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.