Ralph Kappelhoff is leading the Amazon Web Services Power & Utilities industry solutions definition and development. AWS is bringing cloud-based solutions consisting of internet of things (IoT), advanced analytics, machine learning (ML) artificial intelligence (AI), and Alexa Amazon’s digital assistant to a sector facing a transformational change. Ralph has over 20 years of international experience developing real-time mission-critical software products. Previously, he was the CTO of GE Grid Solutions and VP Engineering for Alstom for 10 years developing market leading energy management systems used around the world. He was also the General Manager of Rockwell Software for several years after his startup was bought by them in 2001.