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Venita McLemore

Head of Global Press Events, Amazon Web Services

Venita McLemore is an Event Producer and Entrepreneur who has leveraged her career beginnings in dance to create singular, immersive performance and tech events. Based in New York City, Venita earned a BA in Biology and a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from Columbia College, and then attended the MFA Dance program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

For the past 15 years, Venita has worked as a Conceptualizer, Producer, and Operations and Events Management Consultant for several Fortune 500 companies. She also co-founded Calm and Sense creations as a vehicle for interactive artistic productions and events in NYC. In 2018, Venita joined Amazon as the Senior Manager of Events for Audible and is currently the Head of Global Press Events for Amazon Web Services. Event production highlights include Audible’s Innovation Cathedral Premiere, Sponsorship activations for Afrotech, Grace Hopper, and the Voice Summit, AWS re:Invent -the largest global Cloud conference, re:MARS – AI/ML, Automation, Robotics, and Space conference, and re:Inforce - Security conference.

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