Amazon Omics is a new purpose-built service that helps healthcare and life science organizations store, query, and analyze genomic, transcriptomic, and other omics data and then generate insights from that data to improve health and advance scientific discoveries. It simplifies and accelerates the process of storing and analyzing this data for research and clinical applications.
Aaron Friedman, Ph.D., Product Manager, Amazon Omics
Aaron is the Principal Product Manager for Amazon Omics. In this role, he is responsible for listening to customers, defining requirements, and ensuring that AWS helps customers advance scientific discovery and precision medicine. Prior to this role, Aaron spent 5.5 years in healthcare and life sciences solutions (HCLS) architecture leadership roles at AWS, spending 4 years as the HCLS tech lead for the AWS Partner Network and then 1.5 years as the HCLS tech lead for startups. In those roles, he also built many of the original architectures and patterns for genomics on AWS. Prior to AWS, Aaron was the first technical employee at Human Longevity, Inc., a biotech startup delivering omics-guided healthcare solutions. He received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences at UCSD, and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.