- When AWS sees a billion-dollar opportunity, it assigns a new VP to chase it, an insider says.
- Insider consulted analysts and a leaked org chart to identify the VPs in charge of those key units.
- Below are the most important AWS VPs, according to analysts and a leaked org chart.
Amazon Web Services is already the biggest and market-leading cloud provider, but which businesses does the company consider its next big opportunities?
We may have a clue: One AWS insider recently told Insider that dedicating a new vice president to a business indicates that it’s something Amazon sees as a potential billion-dollar business, or that otherwise represents a significant strategic area for the company.
Insider spoke to cloud analysts to identify what could be Amazon’s next billion-dollar businesses, and used a leaked copy of the company’s organizational chart to identify the executives in charge of them.
Those opportunities include areas such as edge computing, supporting hybrid cloud and multicloud IT environments, growing its partnerships with companies like NetApp, low-code products, artificial intelligence and machine learning, databases and analytics, vertical markets, Internet of Things, processors, and APIs.