Charlie Kindel '85 is the Director of Product at Amazon overseeing the development of innovative voice command devices Alexa and Echo. Kindel is known for building two Seattle startups (including MileLogr), the Windows Phone 7 application platform and 3rd party ecosystem, Windows Home Server, and Windows Media Center.
Kindel is an angel investor and has advised technology companies in Seattle, Boston, New Hampshire, and California. Kindel has a large social media following (@ckindel on Twitter) and blogs on various topics at ceklog.kindel.com.
Kindel graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's of Science in Systems Engineering.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”