Chris Wenneman is Director of Software Development at Amazon, joining the company in 2007, and leads the engineering organization for Alexa Automotive. During his Amazon tenure, Chris has held various leadership roles. In AWS, he was the Director of Storage Management and Analytics for Amazon S3, in Kindle he was the Director of Amazon Maps for the Fire phone and tablets, and he started at Amazon as a Software Development Manager for Transportation Technology in Worldwide Operations.
Chris has 25 years of software industry experience and prior to joining Amazon he lived on the Space Coast of Florida where he worked for NASA at the Kennedy Space Center on the Space Shuttle’s Checkout and Launch Control System. He also developed software systems for Harris Corporation and worked at several startup companies building RFID cashless payment systems, wireless data modems, and GIS radio propagation analysis software.