Kim Schmidt has been working in the technology industry for more than 12 years with an extremely broad array of titles and using very diverse technologies. She holds many industry certifications and awards. Companies Kim has worked for or with include Microsoft, Dun & Bradstreet, Google, Amazon Web Services, and a couple of Augmented Reality companies. Kim is the Founder and CEO of DataLeader, an AWS Partner and Vendor company. DataLeader focuses on AWS Big Data Architecture, Data Solutions, Advanced Analytics, AI and ML. Kim has written white papers and has done many other projects for AWS, including speaking engagements throughout the year, and has contracted for many of the leading data and analytics independent software vendors in AWS Marketplace. Kim’s first participation at AWS’ annual conference, re:Invent, was in 2015 on big data architecture. At AWS re:Invent 2017, Kim presented 2, 2.5-hour Workshops on “Comprehensive Big Data Architecture Made Easy”. The demos and hands-on exercises can be found in video format at http://aws-kimschmidt.com/ . Kim recently was on an Expert Panel at Interop ITX https://www.interop.com/ on “The Future of Data Jobs: Innovation, Security, Automation and the Cloud” as well as present a session entitled “AI/ML Your Apps & Business Processes”. Kim has been working on a book entitled, “Artificial Intelligence & Analytics on AWS.” On her book’s website, https://ai-advanced-insights-aws.co/ you can download a sample 100+ page chapter on “Serverless Predictive Analytics” using Amazon SageMaker, Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Machine Learning models. She blogs at https://awskimschmidt.com/ and https://kimschmidtsbrain.com/ and she has many AWS videos on her YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/DataLeader .