Jan 5, 2019
Paul Cutsinger is responsible for building, supporting, and training the Amazon Alexa developer community. He joined Amazon in 2013, served as Chief Evangelist for the Amazon App Store, and then joined the Alexa team in 2016. His team travels around the world supporting hundreds of conferences, hackathons, and voice meetups in addition to running weekly office hours and training on Twitch. We talk about Alexa circa 2016, how it has changed each year since, and go deeper into discussions around voice SEO, Alexa skill connections (cross-skill integration), monetization and more. Paul previously served as Vice President of Technology for games at The Walt Disney Company, spent 14 years with Microsoft, and earned a mechanical engineering degree from Colorado State University.