My Journey to Become a Software Engineer in Big Tech

Speaker Series: Pedram Souri
Sat, Nov 6, 2021, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
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Topic: My Journey to Become a Software Engineer in Big Tech
Date: Saturday, Nov 6th
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PST
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Speaker: Mr. Pedram Souri
Mr. Pedram Souri is a Software Development Engineer at Amazon Web Services. He graduated from Islamic Azad University (IAU) in Tehran, Iran with a degree in Computer Software Engineering in 2015. He is the President of Iranians at Amazon and Chapter Lead for Asians at Amazon. He has over 8 years of industry experience and is passionate about Java, Performance, and Distributed Systems.

A natural leader, and diversity advocate. Excited about being a pioneer in thinking up solutions to the most impossible problems. In addition to his work, he volunteers with multiple non-profit organizations, mentoring engineers from minority groups or untraditional backgrounds and teaching his love of computer science. He is an adventure seeker and enjoys exploring places and hiking in addition to enjoying art and design and tinkers with professional photography.