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AWS Rackspace Government User Group Sacramento

October 26, 2023 | 3:00 PM4:00 PM

AWS and Rackspace Government Services (RGS) would like to invite you to the inaugural AWS Government User Group in Sacramento.

This user group is focused on the needs of government employees working with AWS and its cloud services. The AWS Government User Group will provide education for the latest AWS services and foundational concepts.

For the inaugural user group, we will discuss AI and how to lay the foundation for it. Our speaker is Jawhny Cooke, an accomplished Senior Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS). With his deep expertise in generative AI and passion for exploring its immense possibilities, Jawhny is an ideal speaker to help demystify this transformative technology. During his presentation, Jawhny will share fascinating insights from the frontier of Large Language Models and generative AI that will inspire the audience.

See the event details below ↓

Event details

  • Location: WeWork
  • Address: 400 Capitol Mall Ste 900, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Date: October 26, 2023
  • Sponsored by: Rackspace Government Services
  • RSVP by filling in the form! 


  • 3:00 p.m.: Arrive and mingle
  • 3:10 p.m.: Welcome and agenda review
  • 3:20 p.m.: Topic 1 – AI and AWS
  • 3:40 p.m.: Topic 2 – Preparing for AI
  • 3:50 p.m.: Q&A and networking

Speaker Bio

Jawhny Cooke is an accomplished Senior Solutions Architect at AWS with over 20 years of experience driving innovation in the IT industry. In his current role at AWS, Jawhny helps customers design and implement leading-edge cloud computing solutions that deliver immense value, efficiency and scalability.

Leveraging his extensive network architecture, automation and online services background, Jawhny brings tremendous technical foresight and business acumen to the table. He develops robust infrastructure, application and data solutions that meet and exceed customer needs and expectations. Jawhny has a proven track record of communicating highly complex technical topics in a straightforward, easy-to-digest manner. He is also skilled at collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver exceptionally high-quality results.

In addition to his professional accomplishments at AWS, Jawhny is a published author who has written two books on the groundbreaking topic of generative AI. His first book, "The Complete ChatGPT Journey from Novice to Expert," covers best practices and proven strategies for leveraging ChatGPT to its fullest potential. His second book, "AI-Powered Social Media Success with ChatGPT," focuses on harnessing the power of generative AI to optimize social media content creation and strategy.

The Rackspace Government Solutions portfolio offers unparalleled multicloud, security and compliance expertise; empowering Public Sector organizations and their partners to confidently design, build, manage, and optimize the cloud. As a result, agencies, systems integrators (SIs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and educational institutions can accelerate innovation and agility – and meet mission and business requirements faster. Rackspace Technology Government Solutions enables customers to focus on being mission experts, rather than cloud experts.