Luis Eduardo Colon is a Senior Architect, Technologist, and Agile Evangelist, and currently serves as a Software Development Manager in the Cloud Formation group for Amazon Web Services. For the past two decades, Luis has worked in leading and introducing Agile practices, implementing Continuous Integration and Delivery processes, implementing mission-critical, highly available web application clusters with open technologies, as well as researching and prototyping technology solutions using public clouds, Big Data analytics, application security, and emerging mobile technologies. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University, and a Master of Science in Data Analytics at Southern New Hampshire University. He is a Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster and Scrum Product Owner, a Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist, and an ACM, IEEE, and Agile Alliance member. Luis is an avid book reader, traveler, and a speaker at industry events and participates in local technology group events.
Amazon LLC, Software Development Manager III - AWS Cloud Formation
December 2016 - Present, Seattle, Washington, US
Managing developer groups that focus on modernizing "Infrastructure as Code" patterns with Cloud Formation, an Amazon Web Services product that automates the creation of AWS assets, from traditional EC2 instances to server less applications using Lambda.
TeamQuest Corporation, Software Engineering Manager and Chief Architect
May 2015 - Present, Clear Lake, Iowa, United States
Manager of two Scrum teams and leader of Engineering Architects team.
February 2014 - Present, Urbandale, IA, US
Designing and implementing website and interfaces to CRM database.
CDS Global, Director, R&D
August 1994 - February 2015, Des Moines, Iowa, US
Certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Product Owner, and manager/leader of Scrum teams, as well as an advocate and evangelist, and an Agile speaker.