VP Security Engineering, CSO
Fortune 500 Rank
Schmidt duties (AWS) include leading product design, management, and engineering development efforts focused on bringing the competitive, economic, and security benefits of cloud computing to business and government customers. Prior to joining AWS, Schmidt had an extensive career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he served as a senior executive. His responsibilities at the FBI included a term as acting Chief Technology Officer, Section Chief responsible for the FBIâ€™s technical collection and analysis platforms, and as a Section Chief overseeing the FBIâ€™s Cyber Division components responsible for the technical analysis of computer and network intrusion activities.