The Voices At

The Cutting Edge

of Conversational AI.

Join us October 10-12, 2022 in Arlington, VA for access to key decision-makers, partners and influencers shaping the industry. Our speakers are thought leaders and experts at the forefront of conversational AI development, representing buyers and innovators alike.

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Laura Rosenbaum

Conversation Design Lead
General Motors

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Jeff Blankenburg

Principal Technical Evangelist
Amazon

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Joel Crabb

Vice President, Architecture and Chief Architect
The Target Corporation

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Dominque Essig

VP and General Manager of Conversational Commerce
Walmart

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Anil Lewis

Executive Director
Federation of the Blind

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Noelle Silver Russell

Global Partner, AI and Analytics
IBM

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Ryan Steelberg

President and Co-Founder
Veritone

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Carter Calle

Messaging & AI Strategy
IHG Hotels & Resorts

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Heidi Culbertson

Senior Business Development Manager
Amazon Alexa

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Yin-Juei Chang

Lead Experience Researcher
Best Buy

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Shruti Murali

Conversation Designer
Instacart

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Greg Bennett

Director of Conversation Design
Salesforce

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Jordan Mirrer

Director, Interactive Games
Sony Pictures Entertainment

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James Poulter

CEO
Vixen Labs

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Olga Howard

Information Architect & Innovation Manager
PBS

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Shyamala Prayaga

Senior Software Product Manager
NVIDIA

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Evan MacMillan

CEO
Gridspace

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Sean King

SVP, General Manager Commercial Enterprise
Veritone

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Lisa Falkson

Senior VUI Designer
Amazon, Devices Design Group

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Hina Dixit

AI Investments Leader
Samsung Next

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Davar Ardalan

Executive Producer of Audio
National Geographic

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Ben Allen-Kingsland

Sr. Voice User Experience Designer
Best Buy

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Oita Coleman

Senior Advisor
Open Voice Network

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Kim Johnson

Lead User Experience Researcher
Best Buy

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Ayesha Saleem

Conversation Design Manager
Instacart

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Adam Elman

Principal UX Designer (Voice)
Amazon Alexa

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Simon Harrison

SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Avaya

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Rupal Patel

VP, Voice and Accessibility
Veritone

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Otto Söderlund

Co-Founder and CEO
Speechly

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Pete Erickson

Founder and CEO
Modev

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Tobias Dengel

CEO
WillowTree

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Jos Harrison

Jos Harrison Global Head of Brand Experience
Reckitt Plc

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Jeff McMahon

CEO
Voicify

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Ann Thymé-Gobbel

Director - UX/UI Design
Milo

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J. Joshua Wilda

Chief Digital & Information Officer
University of Michigan Health-West

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Dr. Monica Lam

Professor of Computer Science
Stanford University

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Anne Ganguzza

Owner
Anne Ganguzza Voice Productions

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Tony Lorentzen

SVP and GM Intelligent Engagement
Nuance Communications

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Brandon Marine

Engineer
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division

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Arte Merritt

Conversational AI Global Segment Lead
AWS

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Sam Danby

Head of Voice
Boost.ai

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Brian Rider

Sr Product Manager
Intuit

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David Rich

VP of GTM Strategy & Tech Enablement
SoundHound

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Alex Dunn

Chief Product Officer
Voicify

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Emily Banzhaf

Content Designer
WillowTree

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John Hughes

Accuracy Team Lead
Speechmatics

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Jon Stine

Executive Director
Open Voice Network

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Charalampos Doukas

Head of Amazon Connect & Natural Language AI
AWS Professional Services

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Manisha Laroia

Conversation Designer & UX Researcher
IBM

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Surbhi Rathore

CEO & Co-Founder
Symbl.ai

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Allen Firstenberg

Google Developer Expert

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Amit Gupta

VP of Product Management, Research and Engineering
Pindrop

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Kathleen Gavenman

Principal Voice Designer
Amazon

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David Colleen

CEO
SapientX

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Diego Castro

Project Manager
ELDORADO Research Institute

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Audrey Arbeeny

Founder/Executive Producer
Audiobrain

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Galina Reitz

Faculty Director
University of Maryland iSchool

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Heidi Cohen

CMO
Actionable Marketing Guide

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Inge De Bleecker

Founder and Conversational UX Consultant
outriderUX

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Maaike Coppens

VP of Design
OpenDialog

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Rana Gujral

CEO
Behavioral Signals

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Shruti Swaminathan

Head of Content
Volley

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Yared Alemu, Ph.D

Founder/CEO
TQINTELLIGENCE

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Brenda Leong

Partner
BNH.AI

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Yoshiaki Yamada

Software Engineer
Cookpad

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Susan Hura

Chief Design Officer
Kore.ai

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Susan Westwater

CEO & Co-founder
Pragmatic Digital

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Tim Kahle

CEO and Head of Conversation Design
169 Labs

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Roger Kibbe

Senior Developer Evanglist
Samsung

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Rebecca Evanhoe

Conversation Designer & Visiting Assistant Professor
Pratt Institute

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Mark Tucker

Sr. Technical Director
RAIN Agency

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Maaike Groenewege

Conversation designer, linguist & coach
Convocat conversational AI

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Jess Thornhill

Director of User Experience
Volley

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Jason F. Gilbert

Lead Character Designer
Intuition Robotics

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Teresa O’Neill

Director of Solutions Architecture - Natural Language Solutions
iMerit

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Ryan Bales

Director of Engineering, Conversation Intelligence
Invoca

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Robert Sciglimpaglia

Actor/VO Artist/Attorney

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Nikola Mrkšić

Co-Founder and CEO
PolyAI

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Jodi Krangle

Voice Actor | Podcaster | Media Geek

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Jim Kennelly

Founder/Owner
Lotas Productions

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Joseph Tyler

Founder
Tyler Consulting, LLC

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Ken Brizel

CEO
ACAMP

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Frank Schneider

CEO
Speakeasy AI

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Simon Kingaby

Author and Innovator (Alexa), Data Mover (ETL, SQL), Code Monkey (C#, Python)

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Justin Nikolaus

Lead Voice Designer
Amazon Alexa

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Benjamin Brown

VP Marketing
ConverseNow

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Deborah Dahl

Principal
Conversational Technologies

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Dominik Meissner

CEO & Co-Founder
169 Labs

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Gwen Morrison

Partner, Candezant Advisory, and Senior Advisor
Open Voice Network

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Dan Turchin

CEO
PeopleReign

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Brendan Lewis

President
RealThing AI

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Brian Crannell

Sr Vice President: Strategy + M&A + Voice UI and Audio / ML Solutions
Knowles Corporation

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Brian Tarbox

Freelance Alexa Skiller Developer
Wabi Sabi Software

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Eros Marcello

Sr. Conversational AI Designer, Einstein Artificial Intelligence
Salesforce

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Joana Sousa

Innovation Consultant

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Jasmin Cowin

Assistant Professor and TESOL Practicum Coordinator
Touro University

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John Campbell

Managing Director
Rabbit & Pork

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Ethan Richardson

Conversational Developer
Cashew.ai

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David McKeague

Co-Founder
Curious Thing

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Joe Hagan

Chief Product Officer
LumenVox

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Praveen Kumar Sattarapu

Accountable Marketing Expert

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Michael Novak

Sr. Responsible AI Advisor
Open Voice Network

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Patricia Scanlon

Founder & Executive Chair
SoapBox Labs

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Naeem Komeilipoor

Founder/CTO
AAVAA

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Michael McTear

Emeritus Professor
Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK

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João Paulo Alqueres

Founder
Iara Digital

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Christoph Börner

Co-Founder and CEO
Botium

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Amany Alkhayat

Doctoral candidate
Columbia University, Teachers College