Andy Huntwork

Principal Engineer, Alexa Skills Developer Tech

    Andy Huntwork is a Principal Engineer for Alexa Skills Kit at and co-creator of The Magic Door, a popular Alexa skill. At Amazon, he currently works on building the next generation of capabilities for Alexa Skills. Previously, he led the team that launched “Alexa, play a game,” “Alexa, let’s chat,” and thousands of other phrases that launch skills. Outside Amazon, Andy built the Magic Door platform to enable his wife to tell engaging stories in a mostly self-service way without any coding. He also built the first audio engine in the cloud for voice applications, Talestreamer, and is interested ways to make voice interfaces sound better.