Alolita Sharma

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Alolita Sharma is a Principal Technologist at AWS. Currently, she leads open source engineering and developer contributions for open source projects such as OpenDistro for Elasticsearch. She has headed several engineering teams and projects at Wikipedia, Twitter, PayPal and IBM. As an well-known expert in language technologies, she serves on the board of Unicode Consortium and is an invited expert on W3C and ECMA workgroups. She has been involved in Open Source for more than two decades and served on the board of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and She speaks internationally on open source technologies for cloud, web, language technologies, deep learning and open standards such as Unicode. You can find her on Twitter @alolita. Her talks are available at