Mario Viviani is Technology Evangelist at Amazon Appstore UK. He started mobile development in 2010, focusing on the Android platform. In 2011 he founded the mobile-focused startup Mariux Apps, developing both consumer-oriented and third-party apps, where he published more than 90 apps and reached more than 12 million total downloads. In 2013 he was awarded by Google of the Google Developer Expert title for Android, and has spoken at worldwide events including Droidcon, Big Android BBQ, Android Developer Days and Google I/O. Mario has also been an active part of the startup community. In 2015 he joined Amazon, where as Technology Evangelist he engages with the developer community and companies, presents Amazon newest technologies and ensures mobile app developers are up-to-date on Amazon devices and services.
The Amazon Appstore allows developers to distribute and sell their Android and HTML5 apps and games to millions of customers in 236 countries and territories. It is available on a multitude of devices including Amazon Fire Tablet and Fire TV, and is pre-loaded on Android phones on select carriers in the US and Europe. And now the Amazon Appstore has over 800,000 apps globally.