Akshay Goel, the product manager behind Amazon Alexa, talks about products, strategy, and teams
Akshay Goel is a former software developer and now product manager. Therefore, he understands how the software works from the code to the end-user. We’re all familiar with Alexa, however, to refresh you, Alexa helps us do multiple tasks ranging from setting alarms, playing music, and controlling our smart home just by the access of our voice. At Amazon, Akshay led the team behind the AI / ML model that improves the processing and recall of Alexa.
Now, Akshay is at Google where he leads the music and video playback related to YouTube and YouTube Music.