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Norman from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘implementing innovative cloud solutions that enhance efficiency and security in public services.’.

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Norman Owens is a seasoned Senior Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS) with a strong background in cloud computing, IT security, and IT operations. With over 10 years of experience, Norman is dedicated to helping state and local government services organizations in Minnesota effectively build and utilize cloud solutions. Norman's technical expertise, including CISSP and AWS certifications, combined with his public service experience as a US Coast Guard reservist, undergraduate instructor, and head election judge, make him well-equipped to address the unique challenges faced by Minnesota.

With a deep-rooted passion for transformations that bring higher value and satisfaction to his customers and citizens, Norman is committed to leveraging the scalability, security, and innovation of AWS cloud services. His ultimate goal is to empower his customers and colleagues by providing them with the best practices, tools, and knowledge necessary to achieve their missions and visions. Norman's dedication to public service extends beyond his professional role as he actively engages in volunteer service, education, and thought leadership in the cloud computing and IT security domains.

Norman Owens possesses the expertise and dedication needed to unite and transform Minnesota. By working closely with state and local government services organizations, Norman aims to bring positive change and drive technological advancements in the region. His profound knowledge and experience allow him to develop innovative cloud solutions that enhance efficiency and security in public services. Moreover, his commitment to volunteerism and thought leadership in the industry exemplify his willingness to give back and contribute to the greater good. With Norman at the forefront, Minnesota is well-positioned to embrace the power of cloud computing and achieve its mission of delivering enhanced services to the citizens of the state.

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Norman's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Norman’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Norman will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

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Norman tends to be objective and direct, favoring straightforward facts over ambiguous emotions.


OVERVIEW:

Be clear and specific when pitching to Norman. Address problems head-on, rather than tiptoeing around them. Offer a detailed explanation about how you plan to resolve any issues that may come up.

What comes naturally to Norman

  • Enjoying thorough spreadsheets

  • Experimenting with many solutions to a problem

  • Reviewing all of the facts when processing a situation


COMMUNICATON:

Norman tends to prioritize detailed information. He can be very literal and formal, so avoid being sarcastic. Share important details and address any of his concerns in a thorough and logical way.

When speaking to Norman

  • Remain logical and objective

  • Start conversations with an issue to resolve

  • Trust that they will follow specific verbal instructions


MOTIVATION:

Norman thrives when working on his own. Generally reserved, Norman tends to enjoy space to thoroughly consider possible solutions and outcomes before making a decision. He likes asking clarifying questions and following specific, reliable rules or procedures.

What motivates Norman

  • Order and organization

  • Accuracy & precision

  • Finding the best possible outcome


WORK:

Norman is a practical problem-solver who values his independence. He likes to take his time really weighing his choices before making a firm decision. He brings a grounding sense of logic to a team.

When working with Norman

  • Set clear expectations

  • Count on them to keep things on track

  • Allow your ideas to be put to the test

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Norman’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Norman’s online activity.

Digital Transformation

Cloud Computing

Cloud Services

Organizations

Customers And Colleagues

Missions And Visions

Cloud Solutions

Technical Skills

Innovation

Coordinator

Technology

Development

Architect

Senior Manager Consultant

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Architect

Lead Solution Architect

Head Election Judge

Customer Solutions Architect

Partner Development

Digital Transformation

Cloud Computing

Cloud Services

Organizations

Customers And Colleagues

Missions And Visions

Cloud Solutions

Technical Skills

Innovation

Coordinator

Technology

Development

Architect

Senior Manager Consultant

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Architect

Lead Solution Architect

Head Election Judge

Customer Solutions Architect

Partner Development

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youAmazon Web Services (AWS)for supporting United We Transform!

How can Norman extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

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Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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