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Inside VOICE

By VOICE

This podcast is about showcasing the creative, inclusive community in voice technology with a focus on educational and innovative content.

You'll hear interesting conversations with some of the top leaders in the voice tech space as well as up and coming people in voice plus, behind the scenes of VOICE events online and offline.

Co- Hosted by Keri Roberts, Pete Erickson and James Poulter plus some special guests.

Learn more at www.voicesummit.ai and send us an email at pete@modev.com.
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What Consumers Want to Know About Voice with Katherine Prescott, Founder & Editor at VoiceBrew

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Bringing Community Together with Voice with Paige Harkness, Partnerships/Integrations at Alkira

Bringing Community Together with Voice with Paige Harkness, Partnerships/Integrations at Alkira

Paige Harkness is in charge of Partnerships & Integrations at Alkira Software in Australia. Paige talks about the voice landscape in Australia, how Alkira got started and how the voice company is helping the community come together through voice.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

Will you be joining us for our virtual event, VOICE Global on June 9th?  Learn more and sign up here.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

Jun 03, 202014:13
Creating Custom Voice Experiences for Auto Brands with Kyle Halstvedt & Scott Halstvedt at SoundHound Inc.

Creating Custom Voice Experiences for Auto Brands with Kyle Halstvedt & Scott Halstvedt at SoundHound Inc.

Kyle Halstvedt is a Technical Program Manager and Scott Halstvedt is a Software Engineer at SoundHound. Not only do these two work together but they're brothers. They talk about some of the common elements car manufacturers need to consider when designing for voice interfaces in the car, why car manufacturers are choosing to go with a custom solution versus adding Alexa or Google into their vehicles, what kinds of things drivers and passengers should expect to be able to do in their cars hands-free today and in the future, how auto makers can choose the right voice AI platform to help them build and more.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

May 29, 202031:04
What Consumers Want to Know About Voice with Katherine Prescott, Founder & Editor at VoiceBrew

What Consumers Want to Know About Voice with Katherine Prescott, Founder & Editor at VoiceBrew

Katherine Prescott went to Harvard and worked in the Hedge Fund world for a long time. She talks about her journey into voice, why she chose to focus on Amazon Alexa, how she's building a community of consumers wanting to learn more about voice, what trends and questions she's getting from her community about voice, why she's also a lover of smart homes and some of her favorite Alexa skills right now.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

May 27, 202023:11
How a Top NLP Startup is Growing, with Caitlyn Brooksby, Executive Director of PR/Communications at Canary Speech

How a Top NLP Startup is Growing, with Caitlyn Brooksby, Executive Director of PR/Communications at Canary Speech

Caitlyn Brooksby is the Executive Director of PR and Communications at Canary Speech. She talks about why Canary Speech was named one of the most promising NLP Startups of 2019, why they believe patents are important in voice, how her clients have seen results in using their company, why she feels sponsorship is important for brands and why she chose to sponsor VOICE Summit and the success it's brought her company because of it.


Want to learn more about sponsoring opportunities at VOICE? Learn more here

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

May 22, 202020:03
Improving the Restaurant Industry with Voice Technology with Derrick Johnson, CEO of Encounter AI

Improving the Restaurant Industry with Voice Technology with Derrick Johnson, CEO of Encounter AI

Derrick Johnson is the CEO of Encounter AI, a voice technology for the restaurant industry. He talks about his journey into voice and why he chose to focus on the restaurant industry, why he chose to have his startup be venture backed, why he feels it's important to niche in the voice industry, what his customers are saying about his AI and why he's part of /dev/color as well.

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

May 20, 202013:43
How IVR Design Can Help Us Improve VUI with Maria Spyropoulou, Speech Systems Analyst at Eckoh

How IVR Design Can Help Us Improve VUI with Maria Spyropoulou, Speech Systems Analyst at Eckoh

Maria Spyropoulou is a Speech Systems Analyst at Eckoh and has studied language and linguistics for a long time. She suggests that an IVR system is just like any other speech-enabled application and that they have a great advantage over Alexa Skills/ Google Actions. She shares with us the lessons she's learned the hard way from designing IVR systems and how it can help VUI.


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May 15, 202026:46
Voice Technology for Dentists with Chithra Durgam DDS, Co-Founder of DentalFlashGo

Voice Technology for Dentists with Chithra Durgam DDS, Co-Founder of DentalFlashGo

Chithra Durgam has been a dentist for over 15 years, but she's also been using social media to build her practice. She talks about how she's used TikTok, how she appeared in Gary Vaynerchuck's book, how she cofounded the voice skill DentalFlashGo and what it will do for the dental community, how being in voice has changed her business and her views on how the healthcare community can use voice more in the future.


Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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May 13, 202019:11
How to Build Habit Forming Voice Products with Nir Eyal, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of "Hooked"

How to Build Habit Forming Voice Products with Nir Eyal, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of "Hooked"

Nir Eyal is the author of two bestselling books, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. He founded two tech companies, is an active investor in companies such as Eventbrite, Anchor, Kahoot and more and his writing has been featured in The Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine, and Psychology Today. You'll hear where his interest in psychology started from, how to get people hooked on your product in an ethical way, what he thinks voice technology needs in order to get more people hooked to skills, why we tend to get distracted during our day and how to cultivate a life where we get more done and feel less guilt.


Learn more about what Nir spoke about in this episode at the links below:

The schedule maker tool he mentioned is here.

Summary article here

Distraction guide here.

Habits vs routines article here.

Indistractable Model graphic here.


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May 08, 202049:40
Bringing a Visual Brand to Life Through Audio with Colleen Fahey, US Managing Director at Sixième Son

Bringing a Visual Brand to Life Through Audio with Colleen Fahey, US Managing Director at Sixième Son

Colleen Fahey is the US Managing Director at Sixième Son and has had a passion for audio branding for a long time. She talks about what she noticed was happening in Europe with audio branding and why they adopted audio branding first, how an audio brand can be used, how to bring a visual brand to life via audio and how her company has helped large brands such as Huggies and Michelin.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

May 06, 202019:23
Why Circular Conversational Design is Best with Alison Greenberg, CEO at aflow

Why Circular Conversational Design is Best with Alison Greenberg, CEO at aflow

Alison Greenberg is the CEO at aflow and started her journey as many have in this space in the creative field. She talks about why she believes most voice conversations are linear and why her company has created a circular conversational design that differentiates itself in the industry, why gender bias is something the voice community needs to be conscious of and how the voice community can represent women in a more fair and equal way.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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May 01, 202036:14
Helping Healthcare with Voice Technology During COVID-19 with Aaron Bours, Head Of Marketing at Hyro

Helping Healthcare with Voice Technology During COVID-19 with Aaron Bours, Head Of Marketing at Hyro

Aaron Bours is the Head of Marketing at Hyro. He talks about his journey into voice technology, his work with Google Duplex and how his company Hyro is helping the healthcare sector during COVID-19 with their voice and chat application.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until June 12, 2020.  Get them in here!

Apr 29, 202025:09
Future of Voice Shopping with Shilp Agarwal, Co-Founder and CEO of Blutag

Future of Voice Shopping with Shilp Agarwal, Co-Founder and CEO of Blutag

Shilp Agarwal is the Co-Founder and CEO of Blutag, a SaaS solution that enables retail companies to deliver voice apps to their customers without coding. You'll hear him talk about his journey into voice technology from ecommerce, what's it's like to own a company with your brother and why working together makes the company successful, how voice helps the retail industry and how he's helping his clients grow their business with voice.


Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant!  Register for this free event here.

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Apr 24, 202018:24
Creatively Connecting with Your Audience Through Voice Apps with Caitlin Gutekunst at Creativity Inc

Creatively Connecting with Your Audience Through Voice Apps with Caitlin Gutekunst at Creativity Inc

Caitlin Gutekunst is the Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development at Creativity Inc. She recalls the first time she interacted with voice technology, the process her company takes in creating voice skills for brands such as Disney and Netflix, the difference between a one time use skill vs and an ongoing use skill and how her company markets voice skills to get people to use them.

Join us for Voice Talks Presented by Google Assistant on April 28th!  Register for this free event here.

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Apr 22, 202019:31
World Class Beatboxer vs AI with Harry Yeff, Artist in Research at Nokia Bell Labs

World Class Beatboxer vs AI with Harry Yeff, Artist in Research at Nokia Bell Labs

Harry Yeff, also known as Reeps One, is an award-winning composer, artist and one of the best beatboxers in the world. He is also currently part of the Experiments in Art and Technology program at Nokia Bell Labs. He talks about how he discovered how he could use his voice in such a wide range of ways, why he believes our voices are our most precious tool, what his experience was like with Bell Labs and what he discovered when it comes to the relationship between humans and AI, plus the role art plays in technology and why he wants the untapped voices of the world to express themselves better.

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Check out some of Harry's work below:

Davos Closing Composition

Human Voice and A.I. - ‘Second Self’

WIRED - Talk

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Apr 17, 202034:24
How to Make Voice Technology Secure with Uday Akkaraju, Matt Vaillancourt and John Iwasz

How to Make Voice Technology Secure with Uday Akkaraju, Matt Vaillancourt and John Iwasz

On this special episode from a recent LIVE interview, we bring on some top experts to talk about voice security. You'll hear Uday Akkaraju the CEO at BOND.AI, Matt Vaillancourt the Director, NSP Channel Sales at SonicWall and John Iwasz the Chief Technology Officer at Whetstone Technologies, Inc. talk about how voice tech companies and anyone making their own voice skill can make them secure, how consumers can feel secure using voice plus we answer some Twitter questions we received from our audience.

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Apr 15, 202054:46
How Voice Technology Can Help Your Business with Ricardo Garcia-Amaya, CEO of VOIQ

How Voice Technology Can Help Your Business with Ricardo Garcia-Amaya, CEO of VOIQ

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya, the CEO of VOIQ worked in technology for a long time and started VOIQ in 2015 where he raised a $5 Million seed round from Y Combinator and other top Silicon Valley investors. You'll hear him talk about his journey into technology, why voice innovation is helpful for businesses, what it's like to pitch to investors, the data and feedback he's received from his users, and why he founded the Top 20 Latino Tech Leaders organization and what it entails.

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Apr 10, 202032:44
Creating Voice Experiences for Mercedes with Mihai Antonescu Product Manager

Creating Voice Experiences for Mercedes with Mihai Antonescu Product Manager

The auto industry is using voice technology in some incredible ways. Mihai Antonescu, the Product Manager at HeyMercedes Voice Assistant at Mercedes-Benz R&D North America, talks about his journey from electronic engineering and music festivals into voice technology, the type of work Mercedes-Benz is doing when it comes to creating voice experiences in the car and the feedback consumers have been providing to help Mercedes improve the voice in car experience.

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Apr 08, 202016:02
Why Avatars Matter with Voice with David Colleen, CEO of Sapient X

Why Avatars Matter with Voice with David Colleen, CEO of Sapient X

David Colleen is the CEO of Sapient X a company that is winning the competition in voice by creating more personalized experiences. He talks about why he thinks having an avatar with voice is important for the user experience, how his company is creating top notch voice experiences for companies like Volvo, LG, Mitsubishi and Future Robot, plus his advice to other voice agencies on how to lead in innovation.

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Apr 03, 202024:03
How to Get a Job in Voice Tech with Allys Parsons, VoiceTech Recruiter & Operations Director at techire.

How to Get a Job in Voice Tech with Allys Parsons, VoiceTech Recruiter & Operations Director at techire.

Allys Parsons is a VoiceTech Recruiter & Operations Director at techire. If you're wondering how to get a job in voice tech, what recruiters are looking for, how to make your resume stand out and more, then take a listen as Allys takes us through it all.

Look for jobs here: https://techire.vincere.io/careers/

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Apr 01, 202018:08
Educating Developers About Actions on Google with Yüksel Tolun, Google Developer Expert

Educating Developers About Actions on Google with Yüksel Tolun, Google Developer Expert

Yüksel Tolun is a lawyer by day in Turkey, but he's also a Google Developer Expert. Listen as he talks about his passion for developing voice skills as well as teaching developers how to do the same, why he says translating emotions and feelings is imperative for voice skills, how he suggests hosting developer events and what developers should know about creating voice skills.

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Mar 27, 202016:06
Changing the Healthcare Space with Voice Technology with Dan Messina Co-Founder & EVP of HandsFree Health

Changing the Healthcare Space with Voice Technology with Dan Messina Co-Founder & EVP of HandsFree Health

Dan Messina is the Co-Founder and EVP of HandsFree Health. He's been in healthcare for over 35 years and talks about what he's learned about healthcare over the years, what makes his company stand out amongst others in the space, how he creates a secure voice experience, how he thinks voice technology will affect the healthcare space in the future and how his company is involving doctors and patients in the creation of their voice system.

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Mar 25, 202021:41
How Voice Affects Moods with Margareth Jabczynski, Conversational Designer

How Voice Affects Moods with Margareth Jabczynski, Conversational Designer

Margareth Jabczynski is a conversational designer and linguist who is passionate about intonation and sentence melody when it comes to conversational design for voice. She talks about how voice affects moods differently depending on cultural backgrounds, how to create better conversational design and what she's hoping for voice to grow into when it comes to communicating better in the future.

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Mar 20, 202015:13
Building a Brand with Voice with Dr. Teri Fisher Physician & Founder of Alexa in Canada

Building a Brand with Voice with Dr. Teri Fisher Physician & Founder of Alexa in Canada

Dr. Teri Fisher is a doctor by day and all things audio the rest of the time. He talks about being named an Amazon Alexa Champion, how he's been able to market his flash briefing with games, why Gary Vaynerchuck has had such an influence on him, why healthcare in voice is so important and why he thinks we'll be able to handle our own healthcare at home.

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Mar 18, 202022:37
Scaling Human Conversations with Paul Michaelenko, CEO of Listen App

Scaling Human Conversations with Paul Michaelenko, CEO of Listen App

People are consuming podcasts more often than they are most other forms of content. Paul Michaelenko, the CEO of Listen App wanted to find a way to help the podcast listeners engage with the shows they love. Listen as he talks about his journey from musician to product designer to startup founder, how he's using voice to allow human conversations to happen at scale and why he's fascinated by the hearables space as well.

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Mar 13, 202019:55
Can Voice AI have Emotional Intelligence? Feat. Rana Gujral CEO of Behavioral Signals

Can Voice AI have Emotional Intelligence? Feat. Rana Gujral CEO of Behavioral Signals

Studies have shown that voice-only communication enhances empathic accuracy relative to communication across senses. On this episode you'll hear Rana Gujral, the CEO of Behavioral Signals who was also named one of "10 Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2017" by the Huffington Post and an "AI Entrepreneur to Watch" in Inc. Magazine. Listen as he talks about why voice only communication is so accurate, how his company is focusing on the how of what's being said instead of the what, how machines can be emotionally intelligent, plus how his company is helping businesses create better experiences for its users.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Mar 11, 202023:56
Hearables and Future of Voice with Andy Bellavia, Carl Robinson & Dave Kemp

Hearables and Future of Voice with Andy Bellavia, Carl Robinson & Dave Kemp

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. On this episode you'll hear Andy Bellavia talk about what intelligent hearables have the power to do, Carl Robinson discuss what he's learned from interviewing so many people in the voice tech space and what are the most important things to know about voice and finally Dave Kemp discussing the emergence of hearables and how they're working with multi-modal devices.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Mar 06, 202055:49
Amazon Alexa and Healthcare with Codrin Arsene CEO of Digital Authority Partners

Amazon Alexa and Healthcare with Codrin Arsene CEO of Digital Authority Partners

Did you know that Amazon has created Alexa for Business or Amazon's relationship with healthcare? Codrin Arsene, the CEO of Digital Authority Partners talks about what Alexa for Business is, how to use it, why Amazon Alexa is being used so much in healthcare, current skills and use cases in the healthcare space, why he got into voice and his predictions for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa in the future.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Mar 04, 202020:15
Voice Security in Healthcare with Nate Treloar, Jeroen Vonk & Maarten Lens-FitzGerald

Voice Security in Healthcare with Nate Treloar, Jeroen Vonk & Maarten Lens-FitzGerald

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. On this episode you'll hear Nate Treloar talk about voice in healthcare and how to make things private and secure, Jeroen Vonk talk about voice in government services for older adults and Maarten Lens-FitzGerald discuss Project Zilver and how voice is helping older adults live a better life.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Feb 28, 202044:48
Bringing Voice to British Gas with Diana Mundo & Laura Celada

Bringing Voice to British Gas with Diana Mundo & Laura Celada

Over 10 million UK homes and half a million businesses trust British Gas. On this special episode you'll hear Diana Mundo, the Senior Experience Designer who was part of the Publicis Sapient team who created the voice skill for British Gas and the client, SEO & Content Manager at British Gas, Laura Celada discuss how the process began. You'll hear why British Gas wanted to get in on voice, the 8 week period Diana and her team used to create, build and test the skill, how it will help customers and the company plus why British Gas sees value in voice and why Diana expresses the value of testing so much at her company as agencies create voice skills for clients.

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Feb 26, 202024:53
Marketing Tips for Voice from Leaders in the Space

Marketing Tips for Voice from Leaders in the Space

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. On this episode you'll hear Sanjeev Surati and John Iwasz talk about marketing and branding in a voice first world, Katy Boungard discuss discovering voice experiences through social media, Brandon Kaplan talk about using a variety of marketing tactics and data to keep users coming back to your skills and lastly, Stuart Crane talks about lead capturing with voice.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Today is our 100th episode of Inside VOICE, the podcast created by VOICE Summit and highlighting voice education and innovation from all of the voice community.

To celebrate, we're offering a special offer for our podcast listeners.  Get 25% off now of any ticket to VOICE Summit by going to voicesummit.ai.

Click on Get Tickets and at check out, apply the code: PODCAST100

Hurry to get your ticket now as this code only lasts until Feb 28th.  See you there!

Feb 21, 202048:15
Flash Briefings & Voice Games with Adrian Simple, Teri Fisher & Rob Stanbridge

Flash Briefings & Voice Games with Adrian Simple, Teri Fisher & Rob Stanbridge

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. On this episode, you'll hear Adrian Simple talk about how he's putting his users first allowing him to have the #1 Flash Briefing in the US and Canada, then Teri Fisher talk about how he's building flash briefings for the healthcare space and finally Rob Stanbridge talk about how his company Vocala is building voice game experiences plus how his team launched the UKs first retail voice commerce skill with Interflora.

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Feb 19, 202029:10
Data Made Simple with Voice with Ganesh Gandhieswaran, CEO of ConverSight.ai

Data Made Simple with Voice with Ganesh Gandhieswaran, CEO of ConverSight.ai

What if instead of looking at a bunch of numbers and data you could ask your device to tell you exactly what you need such as what orders came in on Monday or what did clients order most of in January vs February? Ganesh Gandhieswaran, the CEO of ConverSight.ai and his company have created a voice application that does exactly that. You'll hear him talk about how he got into voice, how only 20% of people use the data in a company but that his voice skill has upped it to 50% so far, how to define what the client actually needs vs what they ask for and the success his clients are having by using his voice services.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Feb 14, 202021:48
Current State of Design & Where It's Headed with Claire Mitchell, VaynerMedia

Current State of Design & Where It's Headed with Claire Mitchell, VaynerMedia

Claire Mitchell is the Director of Innovation at VaynerSmart at VaynerMedia. With a background including music, philosophy, creative development and product design, she brings to the voice world a great blend of creativity, science and leadership. She talks about her journey into voice, the current state of design and where it's headed in voice, projects she's worked on and ones she'd love to work on, plus her current favorite voice skill.

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Feb 12, 202015:01
Digital Marketing with Voice with Paul Hickey, CEO Data Driven Design

Digital Marketing with Voice with Paul Hickey, CEO Data Driven Design

If you're a small business and you're not sure how or why to add voice to your digital marketing strategy, CEO of Data Driven Design, Paul Hickey explains exactly how it can help you. He talks about how and why he's such a fan of digital marketing, the voice skills he's created, how he's helping small and mid size businesses create a voice skill that meets their needs and how he's educating the business community in his content and conference.

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Feb 07, 202023:52
Alexa Community in India with Ilan Ganesamurthy, an Alexa Champion

Alexa Community in India with Ilan Ganesamurthy, an Alexa Champion

When Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy saw his 6 year old daughter and 65 year old mother using voice so easily a few years ago, he knew he had to get in on the voice tech world. Listen as he talks about his journey into voice, how India is embracing voice in a big way, why he's building an Alexa community in India, plus the event he's helping to host on February 8, 2020 called Amazon Alexa Community Day, an event for developers by developers.

Want the chance to speak at VOICE 2020?  Call for proposals is open until March 2020.  Get them in here!

Feb 05, 202019:49
Conversational Designers Matter with Hans van Dam, Co-Founder of Robocopy.io

Conversational Designers Matter with Hans van Dam, Co-Founder of Robocopy.io

Many people think you only need a developer to create a voice application, but Co-Founder and CEO of Robocopy, Hans van Dam suggests that it's the conversational designers that make the difference in bringing a voice skill to life and creating trust and communication with humans and AI. You'll hear him talk about what makes great conversation design, why it's needed, how it will change in the coming years and how his company is leading the way in training for conversational designers.

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Jan 31, 202018:09
Bring Your Blog to Life with Voice with Ron Jaworski, CEO of Trinity Audio

Bring Your Blog to Life with Voice with Ron Jaworski, CEO of Trinity Audio

Ron Jaworski is the CEO of Trinity Audio. If you're looking for a way to bring your current written content to life through audio, Ron can show you exactly how to do this. He talks about how the company began, why creating a blog that speaks helps your brand and your audience, how he's bringing blog content into podcasting and voice form and where he sees audio going in the future.

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Jan 29, 202016:43
Bringing the Human Element to Voice LIVE at Project Voice

Bringing the Human Element to Voice LIVE at Project Voice

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. On this episode, you'll hear Tim McElreath of Discovery talk about their new voice skill, Food Network Kitchen, a multi-platform cooking platform that delivers on-demand cooking classes, live demonstrations, recipes and TV episodes on Alexa smart screens followed by Diana Deibel talking about VUI in emotionally-fraught industries then Adrien Glover discussing the importance of using human voice actors for your skills and finally Amy Stapleton talking about how she's making storytelling more human and interactive with voice.

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Jan 24, 202053:45
Voice Education LIVE at Project Voice

Voice Education LIVE at Project Voice

Inside VOICE was recently interviewing live in person at a voice tech event called Project Voice in Tennessee. You'll hear host Keri Roberts chat with James Poulter and Scot and Susan Westwater about their new educational platform for marketers and UX professionals looking to start their voice experience or gain more in depth learning about voice, as well as Paul Hickey about how he's teaching local businesses about building voice skills and finally, Julie Daniel Davis about how she's bringing voice to the education world and teaching kids and teachers how to best utilize it in schools.

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Jan 22, 202036:58
How to Work with Voice Actors with Judy Fossum, Professional Voice Actor

How to Work with Voice Actors with Judy Fossum, Professional Voice Actor

As voice grows, more brands will want to have a unique voice to represent them instead of the automated voice of Alexa or Google Assistant. Judy Fossum is a professional voice actor and you'll hear her talk about how to hire, choose and work with a voice actor for your voice skill and how she's getting more into the space herself.

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Jan 17, 202034:35
Helping Medical Students with Voice with Dr. Neel Desai, Co-Founder of MedFlashGo

Helping Medical Students with Voice with Dr. Neel Desai, Co-Founder of MedFlashGo

Dr. Neel Desai is the Co-Founder of MedFlashGo. You'll hear him talk about how voice technology is saving his son's life and how he found a need in the medical community to help medical students save time, be less stressed and pass their exams with voice.

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Jan 15, 202011:31
Voice on the Go with Patrick Givens, VP Head of Vaynersmart at Vaynermedia

Voice on the Go with Patrick Givens, VP Head of Vaynersmart at Vaynermedia

Voice is going beyond just a smart speaker at home with the growth of hearables, voice car experiences and more. Patrick Givens, the VP Head of Vaynersmart at Vaynermedia talks about why we need to be thinking of voice on the go, how to start strategizing for experiences like this, why Vaynermedia created a voice tech division and how Vaynersmart is helping brands create and market voice well.

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Jan 10, 202020:24
Leading Voice Innovation with Nithya Thadani and Nick Godfrey CEO & COO of RAIN

Leading Voice Innovation with Nithya Thadani and Nick Godfrey CEO & COO of RAIN

RAIN was founded in 1999 and has been a top agency for a long time. In the last few years, RAIN made the decision to pivot to voice. In this episode, Nithya Thadani, the CEO of RAIN and Nick Godfrey, the COO of RAIN, discuss why they transitioned to voice, how they've been able to lead in innovation in voice and attract clients like Starbucks, Tide, Headspace and more, plus how they manage leading a top voice agency and being a great parent.

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Jan 08, 202020:29
6 Practices for Better Voice Assistants with Anshu Chakrabortty, Director of Product Management at SoundHound

6 Practices for Better Voice Assistants with Anshu Chakrabortty, Director of Product Management at SoundHound

SoundHound Inc. has been in the Voice AI space for over 14 years. With multiple clients across industries including Mercedes-Benz, Kia, Honda, Hyundai, Pandora and Harman to name a few, SoundHound has become one of the leaders in the voice industry. Anshu Chakrabortty, the Director of Product Management at SoundHound, talks about how the company began, why a voice strategy is so important for a brand to have and the 6 best practices for building better voice assistants.

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Jan 03, 202016:44
VOICE Events for 2020
Jan 01, 202003:06
Voice for Car Dealerships with Ethan Richardson, Founder of CarSay

Voice for Car Dealerships with Ethan Richardson, Founder of CarSay

Ethan Richardson has been in tech for a long time and when he moved to Romania, he noticed something missing in the car dealership space. In this episode he talks about how he saw a problem, did the research and solved it with voice. You'll hear him talk about how it's helping consumers and car dealerships, what his next goals are for his company and what the voice landscape is currently like in Romania.

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Dec 27, 201925:40
Voice Beyond Weather and Music with the Co-Founders of VoxxUp

Voice Beyond Weather and Music with the Co-Founders of VoxxUp

VoxxUp Co-Founders Sandeep Menon and Sajeev Paul are encouraging the voice tech world to think beyond weather and music. You'll hear them talk about why the voice channel is under utilized in spite of exploding adoption, samples of use cases they are building, other voicification platforms they have created and why they want to help your brand get started on voice now.

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Dec 25, 201922:13
The "Big 5" in Voice with Kane Simms, Co-Founder of VUX World

The "Big 5" in Voice with Kane Simms, Co-Founder of VUX World

Kane Simms is the Co-Founder of VUX World and a passionate leader in the voice tech world. You'll hear him talk about how the top 5 companies in voice tech are positioning themselves in the market which includes Google, Amazon, Samsung, Apple and Microsoft and how Facebook may become another top player in voice. Plus, you'll hear his thoughts on how designers and developers should be preparing and creating in a way that allows skills to be on all the platforms and if he thinks there is room for third parties to compete with the big players in the space.

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Dec 20, 201942:42
Announcing the Winners of the 1st Inside VOICE Podcast Awards
Dec 18, 201929:46
Adding Voice to Any App with James Shelburne, Senior Product Manager for Alan

Adding Voice to Any App with James Shelburne, Senior Product Manager for Alan

If you already have an app, did you know that you can now add voice to it?  James Shelburne, the Senior Product Manager for Alan, discusses how the company came about, how they're helping a particular industry save time and money by simply adding a voice option to their existing internal apps and how developers can start using Alan now to add voice to any app.

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Dec 13, 201914:47