Project Voice 2022: the #1 event for voice/AI in America

Monday, April 25 2022 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 28 2022 12:00 PM [CDT]

1 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402, United States

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Monday, April 25 2022 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 28 2022 12:00 PM [CDT]

Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402, United States.

The #1 event for voice tech and conversational AI in America returns to Chattanooga, Tennessee, April 25-28, 2022.

 

Amazon, Verizon, National Geographic, NVIDIA, Truist, the Washington Post, and Lenovo headline a star-studded in-person program.

The downtown Chattanooga Marriott, which is attached to the Chattanooga Convention Center and is the preferred hotel of Project Voice 2022, can be booked here.

 

 

 

Sunday, April 24

5 PM

Welcome Reception

Downtown Chattanooga Marriott

 

 

Monday, April 25


9 AM

Welcome

Bradley Metrock (CEO, Project Voice; General Partner, Project Voice Capital Partners)

J.Ed Marston (VP Marketing, EPB)

Tim Kelly (Mayor, City of Chattanooga)

 

 

9:10 AM

Opening Keynote

Jeff Blankenburg (Chief Evangelist, Amazon Alexa)

 

 

9:40 AM

That Sound You Hear: The Role Of Sound Across Voice/AI

Davar Ardalan (Executive Producer of Audio, National Geographic)

Jacob Pinter (Senior Producer, National Geographic)

 

 

10:00 AM

Using Voice Technology To Increase Revenue

Michael Jolley (Head of Developer Relations, Deepgram)

 

 

10:20 AM

Delivering Insight: The Heart of Conversational AI

Scott Sandland (CEO, Cyrano.ai)

 

 

10:40 AM

Achieving AI-driven Total Experience in an Industry-Siloed CX Culture

Ishaan Aggarwal (GTM Lead, Conversational AI, Quantiphi)

 

 

11:00 AM

Build, Rent, or Partner: Voice AI Solutions Tailored to Your Brand

Darin Clark (Director, SoundHound)

 

 

11:20 AM

Embedding Voice/AI Solutions In Healthcare

Henry O'Connell (CEO, Canary Speech)

 

11:40 AM

Building A Secure Voice Ecosystem For Healthcare

Mark Gray (CEO, Constant Companion)

 

 

12:00 PM - 1:10 PM

Lunch + Exhibitions

Violin music provided by WillowTree conversation designer Emily Banzhaf

 

 

1:10 PM

Making Real Estate More Accessible Through Conversation

Justin Lundy (Founder, GetLundy.io) 

 

 

1:30 PM

Building And Designing For Humans: Meeting Users In The Moment

Alex Misiaszek (SVP, Experience Design Director of NLU & Emerging Experiences, Truist)

Peter Sutherland (Director of Innovation Engineering, Truist)

 

 

1:50 PM

What Worked, What Didn't Work, And How Verizon Built Memorable Customer Experiences With Voice/AI

Bala Maddali (Head of Conversational AI Experiences, Verizon)

 

 

2:10 PM

From AAA Gaming on the Nintendo Switch To Education with Moodle: Augmenting Customer Experience Through Synthetic Voice

Ricardo Garza (Business Development Manager, ReadSpeaker North America)

Cindy Hamer (Director Business Development, ReadSpeaker North America

 

 

2:30 PM

Reimagining Customer Experiences: Integrating Voice Into Digital Strategy

Tobias Dengel (CEO, WillowTree)

 

 

2:50 PM

Case Study: How Voice Commerce Is Re-Shaping India

Kumar Rangarajan (CEO, Slang Labs)

 

 

3:10 PM

Voice to AutoFlows: Towards First Autonomous Conversational AI

Chandra Khatri (Chief Scientist and Head of AI, Got-It AI)

 

 

3:30 PM

Natural Language Speech Synthesis

Fathy Yassa (CEO, Speechmorphing)

 

 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Project Voice After-Hours: Tennessee Aquarium

Presented by Deepgram

Open to all Project Voice 2022 attendees

 

 

Tuesday, April 26

 

 

9:00 AM

NLP At The Edge: How Voice AI Is Transforming Retail, Restaurants, And Hospitals

Andi Huels (Head of AI, North America, Lenovo)

Ken Sutton (CEO, Yobe)

Van West (CEO, Vocalytics)

Moderated by Ian Utile (CEO, Attn.live)

 

 

9:40 AM

Is Voice the Key to a Successful Metaverse?

Sean King (SVP, Commercial Services, Veritone)

 

 

10:00 AM

Bringing Voice/AI To Gaming and Entertainment

Johan Stromberg (CEO, Wanderword)

 

 

10:20 AM

Better Data, Better Voice AI

Brad Hastedt (Director, AI Data Solutions, DataForce)

Naresh Kuppuswamy (Director, AI, DataForce)

 

 

10:40 AM

Best Practices In Designing Voice UI

Otto Soderlund (CEO, Speechly)

 

 

11:00 AM

Driving AI Innovation In The Automotive Sector

Adam Emfield (Director of User Experience, Cerence)

 

 

11:20 AM

"Amazon, Can We Have Our Name Back?"

Alexa Juliana Ard (Washington Post) + Lauren Johnson (Creator, Alexa Is A Human)

Moderated by Bradley Metrock

 

 

12:00 PM - 1:10 PM

Lunch + Exhibitions

 

 

1:10 PM

The Importance Of Customer Testing For Conversational AI

John Kelvie (CEO, Bespoken)

 

 

1:30 PM

Building The Voice Data Layer The World Needs

Esteban Gorupicz (CEO, Atexto) with Bradley Metrock

 

 

1:50 PM

Tuning The In-Car Voice/AI Experience

Jacob Soendergaard (HEAD Acoustics)

 

 

2:10 PM

Building A Brand With Voice

John Campbell (Managing Director, Rabbit & Pork)

 

 

2:30 PM

Release Voice/AI Products Faster, With Confidence

Emerson Sklar (Senior Director AI/ML, Applause)

 

 

2:50 PM

Proving The Value: Getting Big Brands To Buy In To Voice/AI

Shilp Agarwal (CEO, Blutag)

 

 

3:10 PM

Voice AI Is The Infrastructure Of Modern Marketing

Brandon Kaplan (CEO, Skilled Creative)

 

 

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Project Voice After-Hours: The Chattanooga Pinball Museum

Presented by Speechly

Open to all Project Voice 2022 attendees

 

 

Wednesday, April 27

 

 

8 AM

Project Voice Capital Partners Investor Pitches

Voice/AI startups pitch to accredited investors and conference attendees

- Hollarhype

- Arrivu

- VoicePT

- TQIntelligence

- Lundy

- Constant Companion

- Tweelin

 

 

9:00 AM

State of the Union: Conversational AI

Arte Merritt (Global Segment Leader for Conversational AI, AWS)

 

 

9:20 AM

API-First Conversation Intelligence: Measure, Improve, & Take Action in Real-Time

Surbhi Rathore (CEO, Symbl.ai)

 

 

9:40 AM

Signal To Noise: Keep Voice AI Data Clean

Ken Sutton (CEO, Yobe)

 

 

10:00 AM

Connecting Through Conversation: Building Voice Experiences

James Poulter and Jen Heape (Vixen Labs)

 

 

10:20 AM

Speech Recognition 2022: The Revolution of Extreme Accuracy

David Keene (Speechmatics)

 

 

10:40 AM

Deploying Voice For Major Brands: Lessons Learned

Jake DiMare (Voicify)

 

 

11:00 AM

Transforming Customer Interactions into Personalized Self-Service

Andrei Papancea (CEO, NLX)

 

 

11:20 AM

Dreaming Of A More Accessible World

Juliana Tarpey Hadad (Product Lead, Alexa Accessibility)

 

 

11:40 AM

VoicePT: Bringing Voice AI To Physical Therapy

Brett Adler (VoicePT)

 

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch + Exhibitions

 

 

1:00 PM

The Present And Future Of The Open Voice Network

Open Voice Network's Jon Stine with Project Voice CEO Bradley Metrock

 

 

1:30 PM

The Need For Dedicated Venture Capital In Voice/AI

Ted Alling (Limited Partner, Project Voice Capital Partners)

Adam Cheyer (Venture Partner, Project Voice Capital Partners)

Marc Ladin (General Partner, Project Voice Capital Partners)

Moderated by Bradley Metrock

 

 

2:00 PM

Closing

 

 

 

Thursday, April 28

 

 

9 AM to noon

Private meetings with Bradley Metrock, CEO Project Voice / General Partner, Project Voice Capital Partners

Please reach out to schedule these beforehand

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Alexa Juliana Ard
Foreign Video Editor
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Director of User Experience
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Esteban Gorupicz is the CEO of Atexto.

http://www.atexto.com

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Jen Heape
Chief Creative Officer
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Lauren Johnson
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Chandra Khatri
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Arte Merritt
Global Segment Leader for Conversational AI
AWS

Arte Merritt is Global Segment Leader for Conversational AI for AWS.

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James Poulter
CEO
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Shyamala Prayaga
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Kumar Rangarajan
CEO
Slang Labs

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Jon Stine
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Peter Sutherland
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Fathy Yassa
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