Peter Sharples
Head of Major initiatives, Channels and Alliances Asia Pacific, Amazon Web Services

Peter is the Head of Major Initiatives for the Channels and Alliances business for AWS Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Peter leads the teams responsible for scaling the APAC emerging partner ecosystem, together with managing specialist vertical partners in domains such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Migrations, Big Data, and Storage.

Peter brings over 15 years industry experience across the APAC region. With a background in telecommunications Peter spent several years working with the Australian Federal Government advising on early cloud adoption and security, relocating to Singapore in 2012. Prior to joining AWS, Peter was a Senior Director at CA Technologies, responsible for numerous APAC initiatives including Cloud Partner Strategy, Data Centre Modernization, and Inside Sales.

Peter has a Bachelor in Engineering from the University of Newcastle and an MBA from Deakin University.