Alexis Appollonia Robinson is a Principal Industry Specialist for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Assurance in the Washington, DC area. For the past 15 years, she has served her clients, buyers of the cloud, and AWS Partners by enabling strategies based on security best practices, collaborating for thought leadership, solving problems, and conducting cybersecurity and financial assessments. She graduated with double Bachelors of Science degrees in Accounting and Information Systems from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park and has worked at several companies including CGI Federal and Ernst & Young before finding her to way Amazon. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Alexis is the former Co-Chair of EY’s Black Professional Network of Greater Washington, an affinity group that hosts several networking events, career development workshops, partner and executive director relationship breakfasts and dinners, and community service outreach programs within the Washington D.C. metropolitan area for over 150 members in the community. Through this effort, she served on the Americas BPN Steering Committee as the Northeast Representative and Communications Lead. To continue her diversity initiatives at Amazon, Alexis is currently on the Inclusiveness, Diversity & Equity Counsel of AWS Security and involved with IDE Inclusive Recruiting.
On her free time, she is playing video games, watching “Bob’s Burgers”, “Ted Lasso”, “Demon Slayer”, “Abbott Elementary” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”. She lives with her husband and son in Maryland.