Steve Blackwell

Steve Blackwell

Worldwide Technical Leader for Manufacturing

Amazon AWS

Steve is the Worldwide Tech Leader for Manufacturing at Amazon Web Services with over 20 years of global experience in manufacturing, with roles in business and technology. In his role at AWS, he leads the Manufacturing Technical Community and owns the technical strategy and solutions for manufacturing working with customers, partners, and the AWS service teams.  Steve has worked in the aerospace, automotive, CPG, high-tech, pharmaceutical, and industrial segments, a trained 6-Sigma and Lean practitioner.  He started his career as a mechanical engineer.  He is an evangelist for industry trends such as Digital Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 and the author of the AWS Manufacturing Reference Architecture.