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Uwem Ukpong

Uwem Ukpong is Vice President of Global Services at Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this role, he leads experienced cloud experts from across four key business units, including training, professional services in commercial and public sectors, customer support and managed services, and security. Together, Global Services empowers customers to take on transformative initiatives that drive cloud adoption and enhance value to their business and customers. In collaboration with our network of cloud-certified partners, Uwem and team enable customers to rapidly scale their transformation journey from consultation on initial solution design, to building applications, through to ongoing optimization and support.


Having joined AWS in 2022, Uwem is passionate about helping customers achieve seamless migration and modernization to the cloud and supporting them throughout their entire cloud journey. As the leader of a global team distributed across 51 countries, he’s committed to the Amazon mission to become Earth’s Best Employer, as well as promoting inclusion, diversity, and equity within his team and across the organization.


Uwem brings nearly 30 years of deep industry experience across technology, operations, energy, and software domains. He previously served as EVP Regions Alliances and Enterprise Sales for Baker Hughes, where he led global oil and gas operations across North America, Latin America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific and China, and also held positions as Chief Global Operations Officer and VP of Integration. Among the initiatives he led while there, Uwem oversaw the successful integration of the $32 billion merger between GE Oil & Gas and Baker Hughes. Prior to Baker Hughes, Uwem served as President of Schlumberger Software, where he was responsible for strategic development and commercialization of industry software and services for reservoir characterization, production optimization, and drilling.


Uwem earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and computer science from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria, and a Master of Science in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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