Alexa Student Influencers

Alexa Student Influencer Program

Update: The Alexa Student Influencers Program in India is not accepting any new applications currently. 

The Alexa Student Influencers Program is a campus connect program that aims to form a network of like-minded students across India. Alexa Student Influencers (ASI) are young campus ambassadors and leaders passionate to learn new technologies in Artificial Intelligence and Voice Technologies, and enthusiastic to share their learnings with fellow colleagues. ASIs will act as the primary conduit between campus students and Amazon Alexa team.

Alexa Student Influencers are leaders who have a craving to learn new technologies in AI and Voice Technologies, and also share it with their fellow student colleagues.

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Alexa Student Influencers Program Benefits

  • Training programs on Alexa Skills with exclusive access to Alexa Skills Technologists
  • Exclusive goodies in the form of T-Shirts, Alexa Devices, AWS Credits
  • Early preview to Alexa Beta Feature and Products (under NDA)
  • Letter of appreciation from Amazon
  • Internship opportunity at Amazon subject to other criteria involving technical expertise
  • External speakership and workshop opportunities

Responsibilities as Alexa Student Influencers

  • Build custom, high quality skills for Alexa customers
  • Perform as the Alexa technical architect for campus students to address their queries
  • Evangelize and mentor campus students on Alexa skill building
  • Organize student meetups, hackathons, and workshops on Alexa skills
  • Build relationships with faculty and student groups on voice-tech and Alexa
  • Be the single point of contact on campus for queries related to Amazon Alexa

Alexa Student Influencers

Aditya Channe (Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar)

I am a tech enthusiast. I believe voice is the next big revolution and I am trying to build a community of Alexa developers to join this upcoming transformation.

Ashish Jha (Cluster Innovation Center, Delhi)

I am a devotee of the voice-first paradigm, an Alexa Skills hackathon winner, consultant developer, and a community influencer, trying to bridge the gap between different stakeholders of the Alexa ecosystem.

Siddharth Jain (Chandigarh University)

I am a tech enthusiast who believes conversational AI is the next disruption in technology. I am trying to build a community of students building voice experiences with Alexa.

Nikhil Mulchandani (Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, Surat)

I am an Alexa Skill Developer supporting the vision of Alexa Everywhere by building skills for Alexa customers and evangelizing building skills for Alexa to the student developer community in campuses.

Tannmay S Gupta (Vellore Institute of Technology)

I am a budding user experience and voice interface designer from a computer science background. I believe designs create cultures, cultures shape values and values define who we are and what we will be.

Divyansh Choudhary (Indian Institute of Technology - Indore)

I am a firm believer in the future of voice technology and its potential to make people's life convenient. Analogous to my belief, I aim to build a community of Alexa skill developers in Indore.

Motukuri Rama Satyanarayana (Pragati Engineering College)

I am a competitive coder and continuous learner. I believe voice is the next big change, and I am happy to work with like-minded people in the field of Voice User Interfaces and Alexa.

Sanidhya Mangal (Medi-Caps University)

I believe in the voice-first paradigm and that voice-tech is the next big revolution. I aim to build a community of Alexa skill developers in India, and begun my journey towards my goal by setting up an Alexa developer community at my campus.

Mohd Shoaib Rayeen (Department of Computer Science, University of Delhi)

I am an Alexa skill developer. I believe that voice is the future of technology. I am building a community of Alexa developers that can improve the lifestyle of Alexa customers, by designing engaging voice experiences.

Shourya Jaiswal (Manipal Institute of Technology)

I am a tech-enthusiast and like to dribble with a variety of technologies in the field of artificial intelligence and software development. I believe voice is the next milestone to interactive user experience.

Neel Kukreti (Jaypee Institute of Information Technology)

I am an avid developer mainly working in the field of AR, VR, and Game Development. I believe Alexa to be the most diverse voice-enabled platform and like to actively help people dabble with it.

Smiti Khurana Amity, Delhi)

I am a Computer Science Engineering graduate and as an ASI, I seek that I can shape the upcoming future with more usage of voice technology. 

Shubhank Saxena (Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology)

Hardware programmer and a full-stack engineer. Believes in the power of Voice-based future. I develop products that are impactful and help those who are in need and are differently-abled.

Rahul Chauhan (Galgotias University, Noida)

I am a Techie who loves playing with AI especially Conversational AI. My favorite hobby is to convert coffee into Alexa skills. I wanted to create a society where everyone is capable of using their art to create Alexa Skills.

Tarun Singh (The LNM Institute of Information Technology)

I am a developer and a learner, keen to explore new technologies. Alexa, being one of the biggest tech-disruptions has enormous potential. I aim to help, develop, and support the budding voice-tech developers, providing them the best learning experience.

Jatin Pandya (JECRC University, Jaipur)

A Tech Enthusiast and an aspiring product manager, who strongly thinks that conversational AI is the next step towards the Tech revolution and Alexa has put a stepping stone for its future. 

Somil Gupta (BITS Pilani, Goa)

I am a tech enthusiast who spends his time learning emerging technologies and actively figuring out venues that would help me integrate this cutting-edge technology into consumer and enterprise products.

Smiral Rashinkar (SRM Institute Of Science and Technology)

A Prospective Developer and a Data science enthusiast. I relish building developer communities and evangelizing voice-first development with Alexa.

Sasha Makkar (Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women)

Tech enthusiast who is always open to take on new challenges and opportunities. With Alexa & Voice tech, I believe it is possible to shape up the Voice Revolution.

Taniksh Gupta (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology)

I am a big technophile, a budding software developer, and a community evangelist trying to aspire young minds about the paradigm shift of GUI to VUI with the help of ALEXA.

Aaishika S Bhattacharya (SRM Institute of Science and Technology)

I am a geek focused on helping future developers be better in different domains of technology. I aim to build a Voice First Community, in and around my campus to introduce students to the phenomenal world of Alexa and Voice Development.

Vikas Kumar (Ch Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College)

An Android Developer who loves to develop and explore with voice and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology which is going to be the future of our day to day general activities. I am very keen to support young minds in their path of developing impressive technology. It is my aim is to combine my passion for learning and software development skills to continue building personalized learning products for people.

Supriyo Chowdhury (Aditya College Of Engineering And Technology)

I am a tech-enthusiast, a computer science student who firmly believes voice-first is the next big thing. I aim to build a community of like-minded Alexa Skill developers and contribute to the augmentation of this technology in the country.

Sayantan Pal (Heritage Institute of Technology)

I am a web developer and a true believer in a voice-first future. I aim to build a community where people massively leverage robot-assisted work and communicate with automated systems naturally through speech.

Dheeraj Chaudhary (Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad)

I am an ML/AI enthusiast along with Alexa Skill Developer, who strongly believes that scaling voice technology will bring a revolutionary change in the AI domain. My aim is to build a community of developers, who are contributing to the vision of this technology.

Prajval Raval (Kalol Institute Of Technology and Research Center)

I am a conversational tech enthusiast who leverages voice technologies to create solutions. Ultimately working towards developing technologies that enhance user experience and create value to the user in this new paradigm shift.

Akanksha Bhasin (Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology)

She has mentored students in Google code-in and has interned at Sheroes as a Voice Developer. She is a go-getter and love to take challenges and has won many hackathons. She was also a speaker at Voice Global 2020. She is a Web and VUI developer and love organizing technical events.

Divyansh Chaurasia (Galgotias University)

A final year student at Galgotias University, he is super active in Communities and has given 25+ sessions across different colleges in India. He is Alexa Student Influencer and Ex-DSC Lead.

Dhruvish Patel (SCET, Ahmedabad)

I am an AI enthusiast, believing that utterances are the new hashtags. I am aiming to build a community for the transformation to a voice interface, by galvanizing the motive of building skills for Alexa.

Navdeep Chawla (VIT, Vellore)

I am a tech enthusiast who thrives on challenges and seeks knowledge. I believe that voice technology in the near future will change our perspective towards user experience and revolutionize the field of software development.

Shashank Pokala (LPU)

I am a developer and tech enthusiast who likes to play with Alexa skills. I am always ready to lead a team and support my peers. I aim to spread the reach of Alexa to various student communities and help them build skills.

Kishor Ingale (MIT)

I'm a designer-developer for web and blockchain. I believe distributed systems and networking is the next big thing and VUI is going to be an integral part of this change.

Pratyaksh Gupta (MIT)

I am an AI and Cloud-Computing Enthusiast and likes to dribble around with a variety of technologies involving Computer-Vision and Voice-Technology. I believe the best way to learn and develop new skills is to help and collaborate with others and aims to contribute to society in the best possible way.

Shantam Sultania (Chandigarh University)

I am a tech enthusiast who believes that tech can help change lives and to make that happen, I have tried my best to build a society that runs by the principle "of Alexa developers, for Alexa developers and by Alexa developers". To conclude, I am just a silly geek trying to contribute to society.

Sohini Pattanayak (Haldia Institute of Technology)

A very ardent Lil mind, trying to develop the best of the customer experience through really very engaging and interesting Alexa Skills.

Priyanshi Kathuria (North Cap University)

A Woman in Tech exploring the fields of data science and SEO. On a mission to build an enthusiastic community of Alexa Developers in New Delhi.