Jed Sundwall leads the global sustainability business development team at Amazon Web Services (AWS), which helps AWS customers meet their sustainability goals. Before joining the AWS Sustainability team, he built and led the global AWS Open Data Program which has democratized access to petabytes of data, including satellite imagery, genomic data, and data used for natural language processing. He also created the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative, which democratizes access to the data Amazon uses to meet its sustainability goals.
Throughout his career, he has used the Internet to improve the quality of governance around the world through work with NOAA, the World Bank, U.S. Department of State, NASA, European Space Agency, and the World Wildlife Fund.
He has a master's degree in Public & International Affairs from the University of California in San Diego, where he was named a Schoepflin Fellow for his work with the Center for Digital Inclusion, a Brazilian nonprofit organization that uses technology to fight poverty and stimulate entrepreneurship.