Founder and CTO of SpeechWorks and Vlingo. As a research scientist and graduate of MIT and Carnegie Mellon, Mike was among the first to commercialize speech recognition technology.
Vlingo’s first Product Manager, Chris led the design and development of its consumer-facing mobile applications. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Tufts University.
Former Senior Architect at Vlingo, led development of its speech recognition service architecture. Ryan holds an MS in Computer Science with a focus on Artificial Intelligence from Stanford University.
Designed and implemented machine learning and natural language processing systems for Vlingo, DataXu and Hopper. She holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
An expert in scaling operations, Charlie is the former COO of Vlingo. He led Speechworks’ Professional Services team, growing it to 12 offices globally. Charlie holds an MBA from MIT Sloan.
Aisha has managed customer service teams ranging from 8 people to more than 60. Previously she worked at Karmaloop, where she and her team received industry recognition for their customer service.
Scott has a passion for working with partners to deliver compelling user experiences. He’s worked with global enterprises to deploy products that have handled billions of user interactions around the world.
Rhoda sold and implemented global client solutions for Microsoft, launched new channels for Staples, and led design strategy to craft new brands and customer experiences. She holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Former VP of Hardware Engineering at One Laptop Per Child, John led design and production of four generations of XO laptops. He is a graduate of the MIT Media Lab.
Jeff has been developing products in the robotics and consumer product fields for 25+ years. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Led a 300-person Alexa team to develop new skills and languages. Former co-founder of Parametros Trading and Dir of Mobility at Nuance. Holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.
Former EVP at Schwartz Communications/MSL, leading the Boston office’s technology practice and creating awareness for dozens of tech innovators. Earned a BA in History & Science from Harvard College.
Previously at EnerNOC, working with utilities on demand response. Focused on partnering with utilities to deliver results for both customers and grid management. Noel holds an MBA from MIT Sloan.
Former VP at Locus Energy, the leader in solar energy monitoring. Dedicated to bringing energy-saving technologies to new markets at scale. Gabe holds his BA in Environment from McGill University.
Joe Bamberg, Hardware Lead