Join us for VOICE 2020, held virtually this year from Oct. 5th-15th. This years program includes engaging talks, insightful keynotes, and hands-on workshops to help create, build, and market the latest innovations in voice technology.
VOICE Summit is the leading annual event bringing together 5,000 of the voice tech industry's top creators, developers, designers, marketers and executives. This year our event will be held virtually for nearly two weeks of intensive thought leadership, deep dives, hands-on workshops and keynotes.
Of late, Blaise is trying to understand a range of use cases where algorithms, automation, and Artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance sectors like finance, government, and journalism especially, such as in computational story finding and automated content production. He is also critically researching AI ethics, pros and cons of algorithms, their use and more broadly striving for a comprehensive and unified understanding of how and why unwanted downstream consequences arise.
Blaise believes in using data to inform public policies and to foster transparency and accountability in government. His work revolves around discovering and democratizing insights and value from data for better decision making for both government and citizen. He is a seasoned investigative and data journalism trainer who in the past 22 months has trained over 700 journalists in about 160 newsroom training - if combined are over 800 hours.
His vision is of an economy empowered by data. He has worked on data related to Elections, Budgets, Government Spending, Recovered Government Assets and Public Office Embezzlement, Security Governance, Terrorism, Herdsmen and Farmers Conflict and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria.
I am a multi-disciplinary designer, with an engineering background. I was raised in Vietnam, had lived & worked in France and the UK. Currently based in Philadelphia, I work for Comcast as Voice Product Designer and help running PhillyCHI - Philadelphia area chapter of the ACM’s special interest group on Human-Computer interaction. My unique skill set of science and design allows me to participate and contribute fruitfully to both the technical and aesthetic aspect of every project.
Check out my work at http://vietnameta.co/ and feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Leader specialized in establishing and growing new research foci. Drives applied research agendas by drawing on background in both product development and academia using human-centered research practices. Strong focus on ethics to create inclusive and fair technologies.
Insights professional noted for delivering concentrated and actionable recommendations, encouraging new ideas, and embracing new challenges. Relationship builder accomplished in developing strong internal and client partnerships.
Specialties: discourse analysis, ethnography, narrative/storytelling, business discourse, positioning, stance taking, framing, metaphor, humor, communication, sociolinguistics, field research, social network analysis, social media, intercultural communication
Personally and professionally committed to creating and sharing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be heard and valued as critical consumer voices in technology and beyond. Anthropological training and expertise in inclusionary public health work pair well for clarity of insight and as the creativity fuel needed to recognize, address, and close current gaps in tech accessibility. By building influential relationships that encourage reciprocal knowledge sharing, the awareness needed to challenge the status quo and promote thoughtful inclusionary design for universal success is cultivated. Proud to be a vital voice within the spinal cord injury community as a contributor and community partner of New Mobility Magazine, host of the United on Wheels Podcast, legislative advocate, and peer mentor.
Ultra passionate. That’s how he describes his relationship with technology.
Over the past 15 years, Jeff has enthusiastically applied his technical expertise to build industry-changing websites and marketing efforts for mega brands including Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ford Motor Company, Sony, and several pharmaceutical companies. He’s especially proficient in user interface design, web standards and mobile application development.
In addition to his evangelist role for Amazon, Jeff is the author of Migrating to Windows Phone, and several "31 Days..." series on his website covering Windows Phone and Windows 8 development. He also serves as an organizer for the Stir Trek conference. On the academic front, Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Ohio’s Bowling Green State University.
Jon Bloom is a Senior Conversation Designer for Google, focusing on the Google Assistant. Jon was previously the UX Research Lead for Jibo, Inc., creators of the social robot of the same name. Jon was also Senior Voice User Interface Manager for Nuance Communications, where he sat on Nuance’s Innovation Steering Committee. Over his 20-year career, Jon has designed graphic, speech, and multimodal user interfaces for robots, IVR’s, dictation software, cars, and mobile applications. Jon holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the New School for Social Research.
🤖 •Artificial Intelligence Expert https://talktoai.co/ 🏅 •Winner/Finalist of the NASA Space Apps 2020, Startup Weekend Korea 2020, MIT Artificial Intelligence Latin American Hackathon 2020, FB Online Challenge, International Monetary Fund Hackathon 2019 and TechCrunch DisruptSF Hackathon 2018 •Contributor at Planeta Chatbot https://planetachatbot.com/@BuildActions •Developer Community •Awarded as a 40 young leader under 40 by El Financiero •Google Certified Educator
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VOICE Summit is an international gathering of journalists from top media outlets including Bloomberg Radio, Forbes and Financial Times, with a media reach surpassing 163,400,000. Over 90 stories were placed in radio, TV and print surrounding the 2018 conference including a surge of podcasts from industry-focused players.
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