Zane leads AWS’ partner development and ecosystem organization in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan where he has responsibilities around business performance, strategy, customer engagement and general business development. Prior to AWS, Zane founded a Big Data Analytics and Visualization startup called TreeCrunch that focused on the analytics and visualization of unstructured text data using NLP technologies. Prior to the startup, Zane spent over a decade at smartphone maker BlackBerry where he held various leadership positions in Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. At BlackBerry, he was most recently Regional Director for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea managing a US$130M business across North East Asia. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA (Distinction) from the University of Hong Kong.