Kim Wendt is a Sr. Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS), responsible for helping global Media & Entertainment (M&E) companies on their journey to the cloud. Kim also leads the engagement between AWS and Motion Picture Laboratories, Inc. (“MovieLabs”) to drive the industry towards the MovieLabs 2030 Vision. In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities, Kim participates in the Amazon Future Engineer Class Chats program to encourage future generations to pursue careers in STEM, mentors early career talent Amazonians, and raises the hiring bar at Amazon through interviewing. Kim has a passion for continuous learning and holds a Master's degree from Georgia Tech in Computer Science with a Machine Learning specialization. In her free time, she enjoys reading, bingeing the newest series and movies, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their dog, Maple.