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Sondra Ahlén
Principal VUI Consultant/Owner

Sondra Ahlén is the principal consultant and owner of SAVIC, an independent VUI consulting firm in California's Sierra Foothills.  With 20 years in the computational linguistics and voice interaction field, Sondra has designed, translated, tested, tuned, and provided mentoring for speech recognition systems across a broad range of industry verticals.  Recent projects include the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) 2011 Language Survey and the 2011 Call Talk Call Center Latino Language Survey.  Prior to founding SAVIC, Sondra was a Senior VUI Designer at Nuance.  Sondra holds an advanced degree in Linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as degrees in Computer Science and Spanish from Sonoma State University and Napa College.

Conference Sessions By Sondra Ahlén
SpeechTEK 2012
Monday, August 13, 2012
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. C105: Global Customer Contact Trends

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. C202: Using Analytics

SpeechTEK Europe 2011

SpeechTEK 2010

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. B204: Multilingual Experiences

Monday, August 2, 2010
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. D103: Using Data to Inform Design

SpeechTEK 2009
Wednesday, August 26 2009
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. B301: Bilingual Spanish/English Design

SpeechTEK 2008
Wednesday, August 20
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. B302: Designing for Spanish

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