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SpeechTEK 2012 Speakers

Sondra Ahlén , Principal VUI Consultant/Owner - SAVIC
Michael Ahnemann , Director, User Experience - Angel
Tim Arnold , Call Center and Technology Support
Levent Arslan , CEO - SESTEK
Kevin Au , Lead QA Analyst - Green Dot Corporation
R.J. Auburn , Chief Technology Officer - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
Bruce Balentine , Chief Scientist - Enterprise Integration Group
Max Ball , Director, Solutions Management - Genesys Telecommunications
Brent Barbara , VP of Marketing at 3si - Surgical Safety Solutions
Samrat Baul , Director, Application Design and Speech Analytics - [24]7
Shahar Belkin , CTO - FST21
Cliff Bell , Product Line Manager, Product Management - Genesys
Brett Beranek , Solution Marketing Manager - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Greg Bielby - VoltDelta
Ahmed Bouzid , Co-Founder - XOWi Inc.
Monique M. Bozeman , Analyst/Consultant - Monique Bozeman Consulting
Bill Brown , Director of Worldwide Product Marketing - Adeptra
Chuck Buffum , President - Buffum Consulting
Daniel C Burnett , Director of Standards - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
Jenny Burr , Sr. Manager, Speech Science - Convergys
Elaine Cascio , Vice President - Vanguard Communications Corp
David Claiborn , Director Voice Portal Technology - United Healthcare
Annie Clark Ferreira , Senior Voice User Interface Designer - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Jordan Cohen , Technologist - Spelamode Consulting
Emmett Coin , Speech Scientist - ejTalk
Graham Cronin , Portfolio Manager - National Australia Bank (NAB)
Mesut Cure , Customer Services Director - Avea
Deborah Dahl , Principal - Conversational Technologies
Keith Dawson , Practice Leader, Customer Engagement - Ovum
Steve Dellutri , CosmoCom CTO, Enghouse Interactive - Enghouse Interactive
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio , Lead Researcher - AT&T Labs - Research
Craig DiAngelo , Vice President, Enterprise and Operator Services - VoltDelta
Yasemin Donmez , Business Development Specialist - Garanti Pension
Amy Downs , Director, Customer Solutions - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
Sara Edwards , Strategic Planner - Aetna
Patrick Ehlen , Principle Member of Technical Staff, Platforms & Enablers - AT&T
Dan Faulkner , Vice President, Product & Strategy - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Brian Feinberg , Sr Systems Engineer - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
Christopher Flynn , Professional Services Manager - Aculab
David Frerichs , Strategic Consultant - Pioneer Corporation
Rich Garrett , Senior Solutions Consultant - [24]7
Robert Gary , Vice President and General Manager, Nuance Mobile Care - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Mazin Gilbert , AVP of Technical Research - AT&T
Cory Glover , Senior Manager - Avaya
Tobias Goebel , Director of Mobile Strategy, Product Management & Marketing - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
Kristie Goss , Consultant, Human Factors - Convergys
Phil Gray , EVP - Interactions
Rebecca Nowlin Green , Principal Business Consultant, - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Andy Gryc , Automotive Product Marketing Manager - QNX Software Systems
Judi Halperin , Principal Consultant and Team Lead, Global Speech Engineering - Avaya Inc.
Richard L Hathaway , Principal Consultant - RLH Telecom Solutions, LLC
Keith Herold , Project Manager - Microsoft
Steven M. Hoffberg , Partner - Hoffberg & Associates
Jeff Hopper , Senior Director of Client Services - LumenVox LLC
Jonathan Hotz , Senior Product Manager - Genesys
Susan L. Hura , Principal - SpeechUsability
Lizanne Kaiser , Sr. Principal Business Consultant - Genesys
Jessica Kaufman , Lead Voice Channel Specialist, Voice Channel, Operations Support - Blue Shield of California
Tara Kelly , President & CEO - SPLICE Software Inc.
Alexey Khitrov , President - SpeechPro
Hakan Kostepen , Director, Product Planning, Strategy, and Innovation - Panasonic Automotive Systems America
Alok Kulkarni , CEO - Cyara
James A. Larson , Vice President - Larson Technical Services
Peter Leppik , President and CEO - Vocal Laboratories Inc.
James R. Lewis , Senior Human Factors Engineer, Software Group - IBM
Liel Liebovitz , Visiting Assistant Professor of Media,, Culture and Communication - New York University
Brent Ludlam , Voice Manager - New Zealand Ministry of Social Development
Jim Machi , Senior Vice President, Marketing - Dialogic
Pilar Manchón , CEO - Intelligent Dialogue Systems S.L.
Judith Markowitz , President - J. Markowitz Consultants
Emilio Martinez , CEO - Agnitio
Valentine Matula , Senior Director, Multimedia Research - Avaya
April McGee , VP, User Experience Strategy - Human Factors International
Jenni McKienzie , Voice Interaction Designer - SpeechUsability
William Meisel , President - TMA Associates
James Mesbur , Senior Voice Interaction Designer/Business Analyst/Speech Scientist Engineer - Synchronoss
Andy Middleton , Technical Architect - Performance Technology Partners (PTP)
Edward Miller , Founder and Chairman - LumenVox, LLC
Dan Miller , Senior Analyst - Opus Research, Inc.
Jim Milroy , Human Factors Solutions Consultant - West Interactive Services
Omer Minkara , Senior Research Analyst, Contact Center - Aberdeen Group
Mike Monegan , Vice President, Applications - [24]7
Tim Moynihan , Senior Analyst and Project Leader - Opus Research
Randell Neuman , Sr VUI Designer - Convergys
Patrick Nguyen , Chief Technology Officer - [24]7
Meg Niman , User Experience Designer - Microsoft
Dan Nordale , VP, Marketing, Enterprise Division - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Yves Normandin , CEO - Nu Echo Inc.
Dave Okamoto , Sr. Product Marketing Manager - AT&T Developer Program
Eduardo Olvera , Sr. Manager & Global Emerging Technology Lead, UI Design, Professional Services - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Daniel O'Sullivan , Principal Technologist - Contact Solutions, LLC
Karen Owens , Senior User Experience Designer - LogicTree Corporation
Shekar Pannala , Executive Vice President and Divisional CIO - BNYMellon
Frederick Parkinson , Project Manager - Performance Technology Partners
Ashish Patwa , Founder and CEO - Tronton
Dave Pelland , Director, Innovation and Design - Convergys
Roberto Pieraccini , Speech and Natural Language Technology Expert
Bruce Pollock , Vice President, Strategic Growth and Planning - West Interactive
Luis Ramos , General Manager - Goya Foods
Crispin Reedy , VUI Designer - Versay
Ken Rehor , Voice Technology Group - Cisco
Terry Saeger , Senior Vice President and General Manager - VoltDelta
Badri Sampath - Servion Global Solutions Inc.
Thomas Schalk , Vice President, Voice Technology - Agero
Johan Schalkwyk , Manager, Mobile Speech Team - Google
Ria Farrell Schalnat , Registered Patent Attorney - Dinsmore & Shohl
K.W.'Bill' Scholz , President - NewSpeech LLC
Vlad Sejnoha , Chief Technology Officer - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nava A Shaked , CEO - Brit Business Technologies Ltd (BBT)
Manish Sharma , Founder and President - Techno-ventions Inc.
Phil Shinn , Call Center Engineering - Morgan Stanley
Tammy Sills , Manager, Call Center and Techonology Support
Valene Skerpac , Director - iBICS (iBiometrics, Inc.)
Dena Skrbina , Director, Solutions Marketing - Nuance Communications
Mark Smolensky , Principal Member of Technical Staff, Product Realization & Architecture - AT&T
James Sonnick , VP Business Development & Innovation - Soleo Communications, Inc
Stephen Springer , Director, Solutions -- Enterprise - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Mark W Stallings , Voice Solutions Architect - Integrated Voice Solutions
Nik Stanbridge , Director of Product Marketing - VoiceVault
Pepi Stavropoulou , Senior Language Specialist - Omilia
Nandini Stocker , Sr. VUI Designer - Flare Design
Dan Stoops , Director Strategic Solutions - Genesys
David Suendermann , Principle Speech Scientist - Synchronoss
Bernhard Suhm , Director of Professional Services, AVOKE Call Experience Analytics Division - Raytheon BBN Technologies
Theresa Szczurek , CEO and Co-Founder - Radish Systems, LLC
Jonathan Taylor - Voxeo, an Aspect Company
David L Thomson , Director - AT&T Labs
Daniel Thornhill , VP for Product Development - ValidSoft
Travis True , Vice President Business Development - VoiceVault Inc.
Raj Tumuluri , President - Openstream Inc.
Prem Uppaluru , President and CEO - Transera
Nick van Terheyden , Chief Medical Information Officer - Nuance Communications, Inc.
Helen VanScoy , Director, User Interface Design - Performance Technology Partners
Dimitris Vassos , Chief Architect & CEO - Omilia
Michael Vickers , Executive Director - Summit Learning Systems
Peter Voss , CEO - Smart Action Company, LLC
Tim Walsh , President - Walsh Media
Julia Webb , Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing - VoiceVault
Rich Weborg , CEO - OneReach
Jamey White , Senior VUI Designer, CIT - Convergys
Tom Wilde , CEO - RAMP
Yoryos Yeracaris , CTO - Interactions
Moshe Yudkowsky , President - Disaggregate Corporation
Catherine Zhu , Principal Consultant - SpeechUsability
Daniel Ziv , Vice President - VoC Analaytics - Verint Systems

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