Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Werner Vogels, VP & CTO,

Interview Of The Week: Werner Vogels, CTO,

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Who: Werner Vogels, CTO of, helps to oversee Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s most profitable business.

Topic: What is next in tech. Vogels was a speaker at the DLD All Stars/ Hubert Burda Media conference, which took place Feb. 21-23. He was interviewed, during a virtual fireside chat, by Jennifer L. Schenker, The Innovator’s founder and editor-in-chief. 

Quote: “I think experimentation at this moment is important. When it comes to quantum computing and AI, try to figure out what this will mean for your company or for your business.”




About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.