Nuance Chief Technology Officer Vlad Sejnoha named 2013 CTO of the year

Nuance is excited to announce that Chief Technology Officer Vlad Sejnoha has been named the 2013 Chief Technology Officer of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. Vlad was presented with the 2013 CTO of the Year Award at the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (Mass TLC) Awards Gala on September 12th.
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Nuance is excited to announce that Chief Technology Officer Vlad Sejnoha has been named the 2013 Chief Technology Officer of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council.  Vlad was presented with the 2013 CTO of the Year Award at the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (Mass TLC) Awards Gala on September 12th.

Vlad directs Nuance’s global research, driving advanced speech recognition technology development and strategy, with an emphasis on emerging areas, including natural language understanding (NLU), mobile applications and intelligent systems. Nuance’s broad portfolio of voice and NLU technologies has expanded greatly under Vlad’s leadership and is now central to a new wave of intelligent systems and personal assistant offerings across the Mobile, Enterprise and Healthcare industries.

Every day, millions of people experience the technologies Vlad has helped to create, develop and hone into workable products and solutions for our digital lives. His contributions are considered essential components of the user interface consumers have come to expect on smartphones, tablets, cars, TVs and PCs. And his vision for voice continues to transform the way people interact with a broad range of devices, applications, systems and services in a variety of markets and industries.

Vlad and his team have overseen the development and evolution of a strong array of voice technology solutions, including Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 for PC, Dragon Dictate 3 for Mac, Dragon Drive, Voice Ads, Dragon TV, Dragon Mobile Assistant, Nina and many of the day-to-day voice interactions people experience with the world’s most popular consumer electronics, mobile care, IVR and healthcare.

Mass TLC’s CTO of the Year Award recognizes the CTO who has served as an outstanding leader and team-builder, developed innovative technologies resulting in measured successes for their company, and has provided continued support to clients and partners ensuring their technological needs are met. For more information visit: http://www.masstlc.org/?page=Awards

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Peter Mahoney

About Peter Mahoney

As senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Peter oversees the worldwide marketing for Nuance. Peter joined the company in 2004 as the vice president of worldwide marketing for the speech division and has most recently been the senior vice president and general manager of Dragon. Prior to Nuance, Peter held leadership roles in marketing, product management and operations at ATG, Engage and PictureTel after a successful career in sales and alliances at IBM. Peter has a B.S. from Boston College with a double major in Physics and Computer Science. He has a passion for assistive technologies and is currently on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals Massachusetts.