Mike Lombardi leads the EdTech Vertical team at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Mike helped launch the EdTech vertical team at AWS in 2014 and has overseen the growth of thousands of EdTech companies leveraging the cloud to transform education over the past nine years. He has spent the majority of his career in education with a focus on leveraging technology to improve outcomes for all learners. Prior to joining AWS in 2014, Mike spent 11 years at Blackboard working directly with universities in the US. Mike is also an angel investor and mentor to various founders of technology startups.