Broadcast Date: May 20, 2020

Level: 200

Designed for organizations that are setting up or optimizing work from home scenarios, we will share how Amazon WorkSpaces can enable employees and contractors to access their desktops from any supported device from any location. In this session, Karl McGough, manager of Amazon’s Client Engineering team will share how they have scaled their WorkSpaces deployment to enable work from home, and Meg Maciolek, Sr. Program Manager from Amazon’s Contingent Workforce team will share how they enable contractors to onboard without visiting the IT department. Jeff Barr, AWS Chief Evangelist will also share how he uses Amazon WorkSpaces to work from anywhere.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how Amazon WorkSpaces enables work from home scenarios
  • Learn how Amazon IT is able to quickly scale its WorkSpaces deployment
  • Understand how Amazon is adjusting its contingent workforce program to enable work from home

Who Should Attend?

IT decision makers exploring or optimizing work from home, contingent workforce leaders, and program managers


Jeff Ferris, WW Technical Lead, End User Computing, AWS; Karl McGough, Manager of Client Engineering, AWS; Meghan Maciolek, Sr Program Manager for Contigent Workforce, Amazon; Laura Hackett, Operations Director for Contingent Workforce, Amazon; Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist, AWS

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