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Conversation Design: Developing a Voice User Interface for AI: Machine Perception systems


While the brightest minds in technology race to build NLP systems with abilities to "understand" human speak through powerful technology, a modest technology is rapidly succeeding with Voice Interface. Amazon Echo the most popular gadget of the 2016 holiday season has built a market for first-movers into voice. Learn about the principles to enable your websites, applications and services to leverage voice as the interface between machine and humans. Move beyond IVR's and bots to bring intelligence through great design for Alexa Skills Kit, Sirikit, Google Voice Interaction API and Cortana Skills kit enabled apps and services.


Lead global marketing for cloud infrastructure products spanning cloud, appliance and software at Dell EMC. I am responsible for strategy and execution spanning business and technical aspects with an eye on growing revenue. Starting with the business plan, I drive the definition of the marketing plan and the programs to execute along the lines of thought leadership, product launch, marketing campaigns, sales campaigns and event execution. Own sales and channel readiness for big data / analytics, backup, archive and application modernization (Internet of Things, Hadoop, Splunk, OpenStack, Docker. Mesos etc.).