Sherry Marcus

Director Bedrock Science | Amazon

Dr. Sherry Marcus is Director of Amazon Bedrock Science at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she leads generative AI science for Amazon Bedrock. Sherry is a recognized expert in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) and has spoken on behalf of AWS to White House leaders, Fortune 100 CEOs, and leading news outlets, including Bloomberg and Reuters.

Sherry started her career serving in senior, mission-critical roles in the intelligence community and the Department of Justice. She has led a series of highly successful scalable analytics solutions in support of national missions in counterterrorism, counternarcotic, counterintelligence, and naval surface warfare. Sherry received the technical medal of excellence from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Sherry then led in C-Suite positions in the financial sector. As Managing Director and Head of the Blackrock Artificial Intelligence (AI) Labs, she developed highly successful quantitative science solutions for trading and investment businesses. As Chief Data Analytics Officer at Millennium Partners (MLP), she led the development of integration of the AWS public cloud initiative in the delivery of next-gen analytic artifacts to the business. As Global Head of Big Data Analytics at Credit Suisse, she created solutions that merged private banking, communication, and news data for client analytics, and developed solutions in support of prime services.

Sherry is a founding member of the science board at the National Counterterrorism Center and is an advisory board member of the Allen Institute. Sherry has authored and co-authored more than 40 papers in nationally recognized journals. Sherry holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Mathematics and a B.A. from Cornell University. When not creating the next generative models of AI, Sherry enjoys doing the New York Times crossword puzzle, practicing pilates, and listening to math and computer science lectures.

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