Josh Sherman


Director of Kids and Family

Josh is the Director of Kids and Family for Amazon leading the business, product, design, research, and marketing teams that work on digital and hardware products for kids and families. Previously, Josh was the Director of FreeTime on Alexa where he launched and oversaw the company’s development of FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited software for kids on Alexa-enabled products, including the Echo Dot Kids Edition and the Echo family of devices. Josh is at the forefront of innovation, leading the Amazon FreeTime team in what has become a multi-award winning, best-in-class software experience for kids and families.
An Amazon veteran since 1998, Josh has has touched many parts of the business across multiple disciplines throughout his 21+ year tenure, from helping customers on the front line as a Customer Service representative, to making major contributions to the Kindle and AmazonFresh businesses.
Josh has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Washington and currently lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife and 9 year-old son.