Droidcon India 2013

What's your thinking on Android this year?

Parag Gupta


Launching your app on the Amazon Appstore (sponsored)

Submitted Nov 25, 2013

At Amazon we offer an end-to-end value proposition for developers including means to create (Amazon Web Services), distribute, market (AppStore for Android) and optimize (A/B testing) mobile apps apps along with user engagement and monetiziation (GameCircle).


In this session learn how with AWS, you can accelerate your time to market and reduce your investment in infrastructure costs, e.g. security, reliability, scalability, and flexibility. Also understand how the Amazon Appstore lets you engage with millions of global users by listing your mobile / HTML5 applications and deploying features like GameCircle, InApp Purchasing, and Mobile Associates API.

The session is handled by Parag Gupta and Shailesh.

Speaker bio

Parag Gupta is the head of Amazon AppStore for Android, India. He has spent over 15 years in the high-tech industry as an accomplished product manager, business leader and product strategy professional. He has delivered successful products and built lasting strategic partnerships in telecommunication, wireless networking, web commerce, e-Commerce, and consumer electronics markets.

He is now doing all this, and more, for Amazon AppStore for Android in India. AppStore provides a large global eCommerce platform with proven monetization benefits for Android developers, and lets users download a large global selection of apps on one of the most trusted marketplaces in the world.

Shailesh Albuquerque is a Solutions Architect with Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. (ASSPL) where he is responsible for educating companies with the service offerings of the AWS platform, as well as helping them with architecture best practices to build highly scalable and resilient applications on the AWS Cloud. He is actively involved in evangelizing Cloud Computing at various industry conferences and forums.

Prior to joining Amazon, he has worked with Indian and global system integrators and has experience in designing large scale Infrastructure Platforms, Network Systems , Information Security and Enterprise Applications.

Shailesh has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Communication from Mangalore University. He spends his spare time, reading, listening to music and following his favorite TV shows.


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