Tad Anderson

Global Head, Venture Capital and Startup Business Development, Amazon Web Services

Tad Anderson is the Global Manager for Venture Capital, Startups and Ecosystem Development for AWS’s Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS) business. He also served as the Operations Director for the Worldwide Public Sector Sales organization from 2014-2016. He is an experienced executive and successful entrepreneur in the information technology sector. Prior to joining Amazon Web Services, he founded Armor-Cloud, a startup with technology that ensured all data in the cloud is encrypted to an organization’s policies and established procedures through risk-based authentication. Anderson also founded LRW Technologies, a software company with a leading secure data solution for BYOD mobile devices. As chief executive of LRW, Anderson raised $6 million in funding, secured multiple OEM partnerships, led global go to market strategy and sales efforts, and built strategic relationships resulting in LRW’s Pinecone solution being deployed globally across 4 different continents and passing DHS certification and source code validation.