Devs & Coffee Episode 2: Building a career in voice development with Ilarna Nche

Amanda Lange Jul 13, 2023
Alexa Skills

Ilarne Nche’s development journey with Alexa began when she gifted her mother an Alexa device for Christmas in 2016. Since then, Nche has turned her initial curiosity into a sustainable business by building with Alexa. 

In the second episode of Devs & Coffee, Alexa Developer Community Manager Amanda Lange sits down with Nche to dive deeper into the story of how she found success with Alexa, and created her own company, Adassa Innovations


Nche has published skills in a wide variety of categories ranging from interactive audio adventures for kids to wellness companions that facilitate a better night’s sleep. Today, in addition to building new skills, her company also helps leading brands like Disney create innovative voice experiences to connect with their audiences.

Tune in to the full episode to hear how Nche optimizes her skills with analytics, and learn about the strategies she uses for monetization and to drive engagement.

Check out the Devs & Coffee YouTube playlist to hear more conversations with developers building with Alexa.

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