North Dallas Cloud Computing Group Hosts AWS Evangelist

Halfway through a 5000 mile and fourteen city cross-country tour, Jeff Barr, Chief Amazon Web Services Evangelist will be making a stop in the DFW area on Monday, May 20.

Along the way, he will discuss the latest and greatest from Amazon to audiences of all technical skill levels throughout his first ever AWS User Group Road Trip. A few of these topics will include everything from IaaS offering, EC2, to it’s powerful PaaS offerings such as Amazon Glacier, Amazon Redshift, the Relational Database Service and the Virtual Private Cloud offering.

Exemplifying the various uses of AWS cloud services, Barr is experimenting with what he calls a static blog along the way, allowing viewers to follow his trip and actually experience the integrity of AWS’s newest features. You can follow his daily blog at

As a current student at the University of Washington, the four week long trip, which is doubling as an independent study project will earn Barr his final credits to becoming a master of communication in digital media as well as fulfill his longtime hope to tour cross-country reaching out to user groups.

The North Dallas Cloud Computing Group is thrilled to host Barr at the Alcatel-Lucent Gravity Center in Plano, Texas. Tickets are selling out quickly. To find out more information or to reserve your seat, visit


Jenna Clark

Jenna is an avid explorer and supporter of the DFW startup community. In addition to LAUNCH DFW, she works and volunteers for startup events around the city.