Senior Manager, Alexa Voice Service at Amazon

Gavin has 20 years’ experience in consumer product design, leading projects and teams at Amazon, HP and Microsoft.  Most recently Gavin is one of the founding leaders in Alexa Voice Service, which provides reference designs as well as development tools and services for OEMs building Alexa into their products.  Prior to Alexa, Gavin has worked on smartphone product development in Silicon Valley since 2003 working alongside the founders of Android.  Gavin is excited the potential for voice forward products to reduce or eliminate barriers to technology adoption, particularly in the area of independent living for people with disabilities.  Gavin has a MSEE degree from the University of York and has completed post-graduate studies at Stanford University, California.