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Mr. David L. Thomson

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Intrepid Group Aus

Phone: +61 **********  
Email: d***@***.au
Adventure Tours Australia
Level 3 380 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne , Victoria 3000

Company Description: Adventure Tours Australia is an award winning travel company specialising in small group tours. Adventure travel is a mind set and we've been bringing together...   more

Employment History

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  • MSEE degree
    Brigham Young University
  • BSEE
    Brigham Young University
  • BSEE Degree
    Brigham Young University
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Midwest Speech Technology Association |, 4 Aug 2015 [cached]
MSTA member David Thomson asked that we distribute this important notice:
David Thomson ­ VoiceXML Tools Committee
SpeechPhone > about SpeechPhone > management team, 15 May 2011 [cached]
David L. Thomson, Chief Technology Officer
David L. Thomson, Chief Technology Officer As one of the country's preeminent experts in speech processing technologies and applications, David provides visionary leadership for the technical evolution of SpeechPhone's products.
Prior to joining SpeechPhone, David served as CTO of Lucent Speech Solutions, and technical director of the text-to-speech development group. David was also Lucent's representative on the VoiceXML Forum Board of Directors, and is Chairman of the VoiceXML Tools Committee. After his role at Lucent, David became Vice President of Distributed Speech Solutions at Fonix Corporation.
SpinVox appoints David ..., 3 Feb 2009 [cached]
SpinVox appoints David Thomson as SVP for Speech Technology
SpinVox, a global leader in voice to content messaging, has appointed David L. Thomson as senior vice president for Speech Technology.
Thomson has 24 years experience in the speech technology and telecommunications business, covering a broad range of technology development, network engineering, and business development roles.
During his career, he has been responsible for software and hardware research and development for over a dozen large-scale, voice-activated services and has 10 patents and 30 papers published.
Thomson worked for 18 years for AT&T/Lucent where latterly he was CTO for Lucent Speech Solutions and was responsible for developing the speech technology behind systems that have handled over 10 billion calls.
These included: Voice call routing services for Spanish Telefonica, BT, and AT&T handling several million calls per day; a voice-activated corporate calling card service used by over 800 companies and a voice-activated service used by AOL MovieFone (777-FILM) to provide show times and sell theatre tickets. He also served as Lucent's representative on the VoiceXML Forum board of directors.
Subsequent to Lucent Speech Solutions, he served as CTO of Salt Lake City-based, Fonix Corporation, in charge of technical planning and strategy development for network-based and embedded/handheld speech systems.
He joins SpinVox from Lake Forest, CA-based SpeechPhone, where, as CTO,
he managed development for intelligent VoIP telecommunication services and innovative speech services.
Thomson is currently chairman of the VoiceXML Forum Tools Committee, a cross-industry group with 60 member companies developing standards for application development software.
Thomson was awarded BSEE and MSEE degrees from Brigham Young University.
News | Active Archive Alliance [cached]
"Participants will be able to use QStar Network Migrator to provide a comprehensive range of policies to govern data migration and management," said Dave Thomson, vice president of worldwide sales, QStar.
"QStar is excited to be a founding member of the Active Archive Alliance," said Dave Thomson, senior vice president of sales, QStar Technologies.
David ..., 6 Aug 2015 [cached]
David Thomson
David Thomson
VP, Speech Research
"Someday, a customer is going to hang up the phone and say, 'I'm so glad I got to speak to a machine.' Then I can die. â€"David Thomson
With more than 30 years of experience developing and bringing to market voice activated systems and devices, David Thomson’s success managing the research and development of large-scale voice activated services has proven invaluable to Interactions’ continued success.
As Vice President of Speech Research, David manages Interactions’ R&D teams to further Interactions’ goal to redefine the speech technology industry. David’s work is currently focused on the development of technology for voice processing, such as speech recognition, text-to-speech synthesis, and voice biometrics. Using new methods in software, mathematics, and statistical algorithms, David is at the forefront of Interactions’ objective to create the most accurate, fastest, and highest quality speech solutions.
Prior to joining Interactions, David spent five years with AT&T Labs, where he was responsible for the development of technology from speech research. He has held senior executive-level positions at SpinVox, SpeechPhone, and Fonix. He also spent 18 years at Lucent Technologies (now Alcatel-Lucent), where he developed voice activated systems that have handled over 20 billion calls collectively for organizations such as AOL MovieFONE, Spanish Telefonica, BT, and AT&T. During his career, David has published 30 research papers and secured 11 patents in natural language research.
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