On Wednesday December 1 2021, three JPMC technologists Sairam Naragoni, Yousuf Nizam and Tyler Wooten – placed first and second, and seventh respectively, in Amazon Web Services (AWS) DeepRacer global finals! This is not just a win for three – but a win for the 3200+ JPMC technologists globally who competed in JPMC DeepRacer qualifying rounds over the course of three months – and the DeepRacer team and volunteers who devoted countless hours to make all of this possible.

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More than 80k developers spanning the globe and industries, participated in AWS DeepRacer League this year, and seven out of the 40 finalists were JPMC technologists. Congratulations to Sairam, Yousuf, Tyler and everyone involved on this tremendous achievement! This is a further recognition of the incredible tech talent in our organization and the benefits we see in maturing our AI/ML and cloud skills.

Our adoption of DeepRacer has been critical to our culture of learning. It has been a fun, innovative and collaborative way for colleagues to learn new skills or upskill in a gamified way. We started this grassroots effort in 2019 with one car in a few locations. And our pivot to hybrid working didn’t deter our teams, it inspired them to innovate further enabling thousands to participate virtually.

All of the winning proceeds will be donated to charitable causes.  

We could not be prouder!