Already, the group has unveiled a work-in-process prototype timed with this week's Apple WWDC in San Francisco. I encourage everyone to take a look at the beginning of next-generation speech solutions and a new mobile experience, where Nuance will innovate for years to come.
BURLINGTON, Mass. (PRWEB) June 10, 2008
Mr. Clayton joins Nuance from his role as vice president, Speech Strategy, at Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) where he oversaw speech implementation for the Yahoo! platform and mobile products, including oneSearch with Voice. Prior to Yahoo!, he spent seven years at Tellme Networks (NASDAQ: MSFT) where he served as chief creative officer, managing design, speech engineering, product strategy and creative production. Earlier, Mr. Clayton managed his own media production company, Clayton Multimedia Inc., where he produced numerous award-winning records, films and television projects. Nominated for a Grammy, he is still a member of NARAS. Mr. Clayton holds a B.A. in Communications from San Francisco State University.
"Nuance speech technology is indisputably leading in the mobile space. I'm thrilled to join the Nuance team and apply extreme attention to design, usability and consumer experience for powerful technology and mobile innovation," said Gary Clayton. "Already, the group has unveiled a work-in-process prototype timed with this week's Apple WWDC in San Francisco. I encourage everyone to take a look at the beginning of next-generation speech solutions and a new mobile experience, where Nuance will innovate for years to come."
In conjunction with Mr. Clayton's appointment, Victor Chen has also joined Nuance as senior director, Creative Strategy. Prior to joining Nuance, Mr. Chen served as the director of business management at Yahoo! where he was responsible for developing the company's speech strategy and introducing oneSearch. Prior to Yahoo!, he was director of strategic initiatives with Tellme, guiding the strategy and design of mobile search applications. Mr. Chen will report to Gary Clayton.
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