Ana Visneski is a Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Amazon Web Services, where she oversees the AWS Blogs. Prior to joining Amazon, she spent 11 years as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. There she conducted Search and Rescue operations, launched the first Coast Guard mobile app, was the first official blogger for the service, helped build the service’s social media program, and was a Public Affairs Officer.

She was the first student to obtain both an MCDM and MCCN, graduating in 2014. A Husky 3 times over, her BA in English is also from the UW.

Ana’s personal interests include rockclimbing, cycling, video games, board games, and her adorable dogs.

Ask me about: Crisis communications, storytelling, digital marketing, gamification, user research, UX/UI, project management, government communications, and career changes.