Former vice president of Baidu Chu Ruisong becomes head of Amazon Web Services Greater China Region
Chinese article by 项睿
English Editor 张未名
10-09 18:41

By Greg Gao

(JW Insights) Oct 9 -- Chu Ruisong, former vice president of Chinese tech giant Baidu, will take over from Zhang Wenxi as the head of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Greater China Region, AWS officially announced on October 9.

Chu has over 30 years of extensive experience in enterprise software, IT consulting, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Amazon Web Services, Chu served as Vice President at Baidu Group and was a member of Baidu’s senior management team. He was responsible for leading Baidu’s Apollo Intelligent Vehicle Business. 

Before that, Chu spent the majority of his career at SAP, holding various leadership positions in engineering, strategy, and business development. He eventually led global research and development for SAP’s S/4HANA Cloud product, overseeing thousands of employees across Germany, Central Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region, according to public information.

Chu stated, “I am honored to join Amazon Web Services. I was deeply impressed by its capabilities and potential when I first encountered AWS back in 2008. AWS has now become a leader in the global cloud computing industry. With the rapid development of artificial intelligence technology, an exciting new era is ahead of us.” 

“I am fully aware of the significant responsibilities of leading the AWS business in the Greater China Region. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Zhang Wenxi for his outstanding leadership in laying a strong foundation for our business,” he added.

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