Meryem Tom, '96
Country Manager UK, Alexa
As Amazon’s UK country manager for Alexa Skills, Meryem is passionate about driving positive change in people’s lives through technology. Her team works with brands, developers, and service providers to create engaging voice experiences for UK customers via Alexa. Meryem is a 17-year veteran in digital media, mobile and enterprise software. Prior to Amazon, she was head of strategy and business operations at AOL UK where she led strategy for consumer content, media sales, and publisher platforms. Previously, she held leadership positions at Microsoft in product marketing, business development, and business strategy where she scaled multiple business units across US and Europe. Meryem, who is trilingual, has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.