Alexa Champions

Recognizing Top Alexa Developers in the Community

Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy

Bangalore, India

Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy (Ilan), associated with TietoEVRY (a leading Nordic Digital Service & Software company with EUR 3 BN), Bengaluru has over 21 Years of experience in software solutions. Currently playing the role of Principal Architect in Digital Innovation team and leading  Conversational User Interface (CUI) for its Indian arm. He is specialist in CUI & Cloud with focus on:  building Alexa Skills; CUI applications (Intelligent Digital Assistant) leveraging AWS Lex and cognitive services; building Digital Human (AWS Sumerian Hosts); Cloud Solutions using Cloud-Native & Microservices Architecture and working on emerging technologies.

He is a certified AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty and is one of the very few to get certified in Beta Exam in first batch.

He is a community builder with strong focus towards Alexa. He is an Alexa & AWS Community Leader and is co-organizer of Alexa Communities in Bengaluru, Chennai. Done technical presentations in half a dozen cloud conferences across India, conducted workshops for students and written many blogs. As part of NASSCOM DNI, mentor in NASSCOM Women Wizards Rule Tech (W2RT) program and helped multiple teams to build Alexa skills for premier Hackathons.

Published Skills

  • Hindi Rhymes: Kids love singing rhymes and this skill help them learn Hindi rhymes by themselves in more engaging delightful way.
  • DriveTime: This skill helps in calculating the driving time based on current live traffic, leveraging the Google Maps service

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