Yan Cui

Developer Advocate at Lumigo and AWS Serverless Hero


Yan is an experienced engineer who has run production workload at scale in AWS for 10 years. He has been an architect and principal engineer with a variety of industries ranging from banking, e-commerce, sports streaming to mobile gaming. He has worked extensively with AWS Lambda in production, and has been helping companies around the world adopt AWS and serverless as a consultant. Yan is an AWS Serverless Hero and a regular speaker at user groups and conferences internationally, and he is also the author of Production-Ready Serverless by Manning and keeps an active blog at https://theburningmonk.com.

Empowering businesses with serverless

Serverless technologies allow developers to go faster and do so much more with less. They allow businesses to innovate faster than ever possible before and the pay-per-use pricing model opens up a world of opportunities to improve cost efficiency. Cost optimization is no longer a guessing game, but a surgical operation that can target business areas with the most saving potential based on data. New business models based on pay-per-use will soon disrupt incumbents in established markets and create better value for customers. In this talk, we'll see how businesses around the world are using serverless technologies to drive their success and growth, and the lessons we can learn from them.