Laurence Thiery is the Head of APAC Financial Services (FS) Business Development at Amazon Web Services (AWS). In her role, Laurence is responsible for AWS’ APAC FS strategy and the development of key relationship with customers and partners; she also advises FS customers in their cloud adoption journey. Prior to joining AWS, Laurence was the Head of Strategy and Content for APAC at the New York Stock Exchange Technologies, where she was responsible for leading the NYSE Euronext data content and NYSE Technologies strategic initiatives. Before-hand she worked in the US and Europe as a management consultant, for KPMG Consulting in the Technology Financial Industry division. She has 20 years of experience in both the finance and telecommunications industry, and holds an Executive MBA degree from INSEAD.