Improving the Student Experience: Kim Majerus, VP, AWS

In this episode, Kim Majerus, Vice President for Global Education, U.S. State, and Local Government at Amazon Web Services discusses how AWS works with colleges and universities to improve the student experience. She also talks about the future of higher education and the important role technologies such as artificial intelligence will continue to play with cohost Elliot Markowitz, Editor in Chief & Head of Content at Fierce Education, and host Dr. Joe Sallustio, Senior Vice President-Global, Lindenwood University.

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Kim Majerus leads the U.S. state & local government and education vertical at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Her sales organization includes EdTech and GovTech independent software vendors (ISVs), solution and vertical strategy leaders who focus on Health and Human Services, Justice and Public Safety, Transportation and the Internet of Things for state and local government customers.

Prior to joining AWS, Kim spent 16 years at Cisco Systems, most recently as Vice President of Cisco Public Sector for the U.S. State, Local and Education Market Segment. Prior to moving to public sector, Kim held positions in engineering, service provider sales, partner channels, global channels and as General Manager for Ireland.

Kim dedicates much of her time to mentoring young women and promoting STEAM education in her local community. She has received many honors, including State Scoop’s 2021 Top 50 Industry Leader award, State Top 50 Women in Technology, YWCA Silicon Valley leaders, and Top 50 Business Leaders in Ireland.

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