John Kain

Head of Banking & Capital Markets

John leads Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) worldwide business and market development efforts for the Financial Services industry. In this role, he is responsible for the development and execution of AWS’s strategic initiatives across a range of financial sectors including banking, payments, capital markets, and insurance. He works with organizations to help them transform their existing businesses and bring new, innovative solutions to market by leveraging AWS services.

John has more than 20 years of experience developing solutions for financial services companies. Before joining AWS, he led the Global Transaction Surveillance Program for J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where he headed the coordination and execution of strategy, technology delivery, and governance to address the organization’s regulatory mandates. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, John ran NASDAQ’s high-frequency execution, real-time market risk, and reporting services with responsibility for product strategy, development, and operations. He also gained extensive experience in all aspects of product ownership—including market analysis, business development, technology management, and P&L oversight—working at two venture-backed financial technology companies.