Distinguished Engineer, Amazon Web Services
Marvin Theimer is a Distinguished Engineer at Amazon. Marvin received a PhD in Computer Sciencefrom Stanford University in 1986. He then spent seventeen years as a researcher working at IBM'sAlmaden Research Center, Xerox PARC, and Microsoft Research on topics including distributed operatingsystems, ubiquitous computing, eventually-consistent replicated systems, peer-to-peer file systems, andglobal-scale peer-to-peer event notification systems. Marvin left research in 2003 to work on Microsoft'sAdvanced Web Services and High Performance Computing products. He joined Amazon in 2006 and,with the exception of a brief sojourn to Google, has been there ever since.
At Amazon, Marvin has worked on a variety of projects, including scalable reliable messaging services,virtualized cloud networks, streaming data processing platforms, utility commerce platforms, clouddirectories, and identity-and-access-management platforms. He’s currently a member of the AI Servicesorganization in AWS, with his primary focus on life sciences and healthcare.