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Helping at Home: When Visual Meets VOICE.

Join host Sofia Altuna on October 29th at 2PM ET as VOICE Talks explores the intersection of visual and voice technology. Visual and voice tech are increasingly becoming a part of our lives; from managing schedules to keeping up with family and household routines, smart displays are becoming the gold standard of voice assistants.  Bespoken will join us for our Ecosystem Update and share their research comparing the capabilities of various digital assistants in answering complex questions.


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Rebecca NathensonLinkedIN

Director of Product Management, Google Assistant

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John KelvieLinkedIN

Founder & CEO, Bespoken


Katelyn MasonLinkedIN

Global Business Development, Google Assistant


Dave RudnickLinkedIN

Senior Vice President Interactive/Monetization at VIZIO


Alex SeligLinkedIN

Product Manager - Nest, Google

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Graham SidwellLinkedIN

Head of Product Development at Pottermore

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Jessica Dene Earley-ChaLinkedIN

Developer Advocate

Meet your host, Sofia.

Sofia Altuna works on Global Product Partnerships for the Google Assistant. She has been responsible for the go-to-market strategy for multiple Google Assistant features, and is most currently working on Google Assistant on Mobile initiatives to provide a faster way for users to access and navigate their Android apps. Outside of Google, she's on the advisory board of Virtual Events Institute, and has served as a critter for the Cornell Tech MBA Crit program.

VOICE Talks is a Monthly Video Conversation with
 Experts About the State of Everything “Voice.”

Tune in for Interactive Conversations, Product Deep Dives, Trends, and Insights in Voice technology.

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Episode 5

How Brands Are Using Voice to Talk to Their Customers.

We hear from some of your favorite brands discussing their strategy, best practices and metrics. Starting episode 5, we’ll have a new segment where our developer expert, Jessica Dene Earley-Cha will be answering your specific questions!

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Episode 4

Diversity, Inclusivity and Accessibility in VOICE.

Join host Sofia Altuna from the Google Assistant product team as she introduces Episode 4 of VOICE Talks all about Diversity, inclusivity and accessibility in VOICE

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Episode 3

How Voice is Shaping Education & Entertainment

Join host Sofia Altuna from the Google Assistant product team as she introduces Episode 3 of VOICE Talks discussing How Voice Technology is Shaping Education and Entertainment

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Episode 2

Building for Voice First Experience

On this episode of VOICE Talks, join host Sofia Altuna from the Google Assistant product team as she introduces an all female line up of voice experts focusing on Building for Voice First Experiences.

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Episode 1

Voice Technology & the Worldwide Health Crisis

Learn from Google experts Manuel Bronstein and Danny Bernstein about how voice technology is increasingly focusing on helpfulness and how the industry is addressing the worldwide health crisis for both consumers and businesses alike.

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