Grant McAlister

Senior Principal Engineer
Amazon Web Services

Grant McAlister is a Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon Web Services where he works on RDS - Amazon's Relational Database Service, the service he helped found 9 years ago. Prior to AWS, Grant was responsible for the performance, scalability and availability of Amazon's databases. Before joining in 1999, Grant worked as an Independent Database Consultant and as a Senior Principle Consultant for Oracle Corporation. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Alberta.