Author Archives: Randy DeFauw

Randy DeFauw is a Principal Solution Architect at AWS. He holds an MSEE from the University of Michigan, where his graduate thesis focused on computer vision for autonomous vehicles. He also holds an MBA from Colorado State University. Randy has held a variety of positions in the technology space, ranging from software engineering to product management. He entered the big data space in 2013 and continues to explore that area. He is actively working on projects in the ML space, including reinforcement learning. He has presented at numerous conferences, including GlueCon and Strata, published several blogs and white papers, and contributed many open source projects to GitHub.