This week's conversation development expert is Jeff Blankenburg, Alexa Evangelist. Learn how he's leveling up the next generation of voice.
In this series, we sit down with leading conversation designers from around the globe. Tackling everything from how they got started, best practices, and expert advice moving forward.
Tune in as Emily Lonetto, Head of Growth at Voiceflow, sits down with Jeff Blankenburg to talk about his experience teaching developers how to leverage Alexa and what he's discovered over the past few years growing with voice.
This week's special guest
Alexa Evangelist at Amazon
Jeff Blankenburg spent the early part of his career in digital advertising, building websites for Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Ford Motor Company, among others. He also spent 8 years at Microsoft, primarily as an evangelist for any new technology he could get his hands on.
Today, he works on the Amazon Alexa team helping developers make Alexa even smarter. Jeff has also spoken at conferences all over the world, including London, Munich, India, Tokyo, Sydney, and New York, covering topics ranging from software development technologies to soft skill techniques. He also serves as an organizer for the Stir Trek conference.
Head of Growth at Voiceflow
Having previously grown communities at Clio, GrowthTO, PartnerStack, and Tilt (acq. by Airbnb), Emily approaches growth from both a product and community lens. Originally joining the Voiceflow team as an advisor back when they were known as Storyflow, she's helped scale and manage growth marketing, community, and partnerships at Voiceflow.
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