JSWT #13 – Cloud & AWS Demystified

Cowerks at the Lakehouse

Join our friends at Jersey Shore Women in Tech as they welcome Emily Nikoo of The Nikoo Group and former Director Comcast Business to present “Cloud & AWS Demystified”.

This is a “101” level cloud discussion, with an AWS boost:

– What does everyone mean when they say “cloud”?
– What types of “clouds” are out there? What services do they provide?
– Why do we use the cloud instead of on-premise?
– Use Cases
– What are common implementations in the cloud that we all use?
– What are example commercial cloud applications?
– Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud example
– Compute
– Storage
– Databases
– Analytics
– Networking
– Mobile
– Developer Tools
– Management Tools
– IoT
– Security
– Enterprise
– And growing…
– Resources to learn more

**Casual Networking to Follow**
**Light Refreshments will be served**

Emily Nikoo is an innovative product leader in technology, focused on customer success and user experience. Her journey began in the space program designing communications systems, and led to cable television, media & entertainment (most recently at Comcast Business as a Director of Portfolio Management). She formed The Nikoo Group to help people tackle technology issues in all facets. Most particularly she works with nonprofit organizations supporting patients & caregivers who are facing health crises. Believing everyone can benefit and enjoy the power of technology, Emily drives STEM initiatives in both K-12 and University settings, as well as socializing seniors in tech.

Emily earned her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University with an emphasis in communications systems, and her Masters of Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston while working in conjunction with Johnson Space Center’s manned flight

3 things you might not know about Emily –
• She is an avid traveler and foodie with 250,000 TripAdvisor Readers
• She’s been in a real Space Shuttle and watched Blue Planet raw footage with the
astronauts who filmed it
• She’s a kick ass patient advocate and caregiver (https://www.mskcc.org/sites/default/files/node/4333/documents/bridgesnews_11.13.pdf)

• Important to know:
Parking is metered. Please allow time to pay meter.
Cowerks is located in the Lakehouse Building on the 3rd Fl.

The itinerary is as follows:

6:30-7:00 – Sign in, Networking and light refreshments

7:00-7:15 – Special announcements

7:15-8:15 – Speakers + Q & A

8:15-9:00 – Additional Q & A and networking

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