InformationWeek’s Chief of the Year for 2008: Werner Vogels (Amazon CTO)

Amazon‘s 50-year-old CTO Werner Vogels has emerged as the right person at the right time and place to guide cloud computing – until now, an emerging technology for early adopters – into the mainstream. He not only understands how to architect a global computing cloud consisting of tens of thousands of servers, but also how to engage CTOs, CIOs, and other professionals at customer companies in a discussion of how that architecture could potentially change the way they approach IT.

We would like to congratulate Vogels on being selected by InformationWeek as Chief Of The Year 2008.

The article / interview is well worth a read.

Also, check out our video interview with man, recorded over the Summer.

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