Leading the "Voice First" Revolution for the Enterprise
Improving Attention Intelligence
Cloud based SaaS technology that provides a tool for generating a higher level of attention in meetings via a voice collaboration platform.
“Progressive Attention” AI
Pioneering new dual-system advancements in Artificial Intelligence technology to mimic real human brain function and improve productivity in the workplace.
Enterprise Grade Security
Exceeding enterprise level security and privacy requirements to protect you and your company while creating value and offering control to your organization.
Get more done simply by speaking. Get more done simply by focusing.
The world of technology has changed and we are now in a "Voice First" world, where you speak to machines to create actions and increase productivity. Our goal is to enable everyone in the enterprise to have this ability and deliver a more productive experience in, and as a result of, meetings.
Imagine what it could be like if you can look at the people in the room, discuss a specific topic, and have your own AI-powered assistant that takes commands, performs actions and ensures your entire team has all the key takeaways and items for follow up. That's what we do.
Voicea is the future of work. We offer a voice-based AI assistant platform at work, and we are blazing a new trail for voice as the UI in the workplace. Read on and find out more.
Improving the enterprise one conversation at a time
Don’t take our word for it. Take a look at the companies who support us and/or work with us as we try to create more productive collaboration leveraging voice and AI technology.
Backed by some of the most important companies in tech
Voicea raised venture funding through our Series A with venture and corporate support from a virtual who’s who of technology companies interested in leveraging AI technology and the power of voice in the enterprise.
Partnered with the best-in-class for meetings and collaboration
Voicea partners and/or integrates with best-in-class solutions for meeting conference providers or enterprise collaboration systems to make sure your meetings are activated and your conversational data is leveraged to increase enterprise productivity.
Growing exponentially every year, recognized & awarded by the best
Providing activation of meeting actions in thousands of companies, Voicea is looking to expand its network of integrations and turn more talk into action.
Our Leadership Team - Innovative, Experienced & Accomplished
Chief Executive Officer
Omar Tawakol is Chief Executive Officer of Voicea. Prior to Voicea, Omar Tawakol was the founder and CEO of BlueKai which built the worlds largest consumer data marketplace and DMP. Oracle acquired BlueKai in 2014 & Omar served as the SVP & GM of the Oracle Data Cloud. Omar earned an MS in CS from Stanford (BS, MIT) where he researched and published work on AI agents.
Chief Technical Officer
Ahmad Abdulkader is CTO of Voicea. Abdulkader is a well renowned industry expert in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks. Abdulkader served as lead architect for Facebook’s applied AI efforts, producing DeepText, a text-understanding engine with near-human accuracy in over 20 languages. Prior he worked at Google building OCR engines, machine Learning systems, and computer vision systems. Abdulkader also led a teams at Microsoft Ad-Center & Bing. Ahmad built the state of the art 'Handwriting Recognition Technology' which currently powers Microsoft's touch devices including 'Surface' and 'Windows phone'.
Chief Product Officer
David Wiener runs Product at Voicea. Previously, he was Vice President at Oracle, overseeing global product for the Oracle Data Cloud. At Oracle he was responsible for pulling together the acquisitions of BlueKai, Datalogix, AddThis, and Crosswise. Prior to Oracle, David oversaw Product at BlueKai. David makes sure business is in check, that products ship, and the engineering keeps their house in order. He also gets pretty crafty when he needs a hotfix pushed out.
Mohamed is passionate about empowering people to communicate effectively and securely. At LinkedIn, Mohamed led a team working on news feed personalization, building an human-in-the-loop platform, and incubating moonshot projects. At Microsoft, Mohamed led a team working on inbound and outbound email delivery for Outlook.com; previously, he worked on a PaaS system that powered up Outlook.com. Mohamed finds "ikigai" in machine learning, ultra-scale systems, debugging, and software craftsmanship; he co-authored a book that explores these topics.
Vice President Business Operations
Molly joins Voicea as Head of Business Operations after spending 17 years with Oracle. Her most recent responsibilities had her leading Business Operations as Vice President with the Oracle Data Cloud where she expanded the SaaS deal management function along with managing the integration of 5 different acquisitions. In previous positions, Molly oversaw Global Cloud Deal Management, Finance Operations and Procurement Services. Molly is an avid Orange Theory fitness follower and spends the rest of her time chasing down her children at their various extracurricular activities.
Chief Revenue Officer
Shadi Baqleh is Chief Revenue Officer of Voicea. Prior to Voicea, Shadi was SVP of Sales for BlueJeans Network. Shadi grew Bluejeans from its first customer to well over 5,000 Enterprise customers. Before that Shadi was one of the original sales team members at WebEx, starting in early 2000. During that time WebEx grew from $2M in revenue to over $500M and acquisition by Cisco. Shadi ran Enterprise UC Sales teams for 3 years while at Cisco. As a sales leader, Shadi is committed to driving results by building a high performing team with a winning culture. He takes great pride in being a coach, a mentor, a sponsor and measures success by the professional growth of his sales team. He earned his BS from UC Berkeley and his MBA from Santa Clara University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Cory Treffiletti is Chief Marketing Officer for Voicea. Cory has pioneered digital marketing efforts as the CMO (VP) for Oracle's Data Cloud and CMO (SVP) for BlueKai. Cory has been a thought leader in the digital media landscape since 1994 with companies such as i-Traffic, Freestyle Interactive, and Carat (Aegis). He writes a weekly column on digital marketing since 2000 for MediaPost and has published a book called Internet Ad Pioneers. He currently serves on the board of the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) and is a graduate of the Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Alyson J. Pace
VP Customer Success
Alyson J. Pace is VP of Customer Success at Voicea and as a true customer advocate, she and her team represent the Voice of the Customer at Voicea, focused on customer delight and delivering a differentiated Customer Experience. Alyson joins us most recently from Cisco Investments where she managed Portfolio Development for their IoT and Collaboration portfolios, connecting Portfolio companies to an ecosystem of sales, channels and customers to drive go-to-market traction. Prior to Cisco Investments, she successfully led a variety of Customer Success, Customer Experience, and go-to-market functions for Cisco and Webex, and has worked with product and engineering teams to build intentional customer experiences for new product launches. Alyson holds Bachelors in International Relations from the University of California Davis and when she’s not focused on customer advocacy, she enjoys competing in the extreme sport of Three Day Eventing.
Director of Product Marketing
Nikki Heyder is Director of Product Marketing at Voicea. Prior to Voicea, Nikki ran Outbound Product at Oracle Data Cloud. Her team led go-to-market strategy, packaging and training globally across Oracle Data Cloud’s targeting, measurement and identity products. At Voicea, Nikki communicates new feature releases to customers, and works with strategic partners to evangelize Voicera’s offering and drive growth. Nikki earned her BA from UCLA and will happily debate anyone who challenges that John Wooden is the greatest college basketball coach of all time.
Basem Nayfeh is SVP of Engineering for Voicea. Basem was one of the original founders for the company that became AudienceScience where he created several key technologies and concepts in the online and programmatic advertising industry. Basem was also a member of the research team at Stanford that pioneered multicore processors. Basem has a PhD from Stanford and was a research scientist at Digital’s Western Research Laboratory (WRL). He’s also a black belt in Taekwondo and holds 19 patents.
VP Of Growth
Rami is the VP of Growth at Voicea. Prior to joining the team, he was the founder and CEO of Wrappup, a company eventually acquired by Voicea. While working on a project as a consultant at Bain & Company, he came up with the idea for a meeting summarization app. He needed a tool to help manage all the back to back 4-hour client meetings that filled his week. He took the idea to a hackathon where he met his technical co-founders. The first prototype for Wrappup was built in 24 hours, and not only won the Global Demo Day in Silicon Valley, but the Wrappup team went on to raise a seed round of funding led by Beco Capital & 500 Startups.
Customer Success Manager
As Voicera’s Customer Success Manager, Samantha is front-line support advocating on behalf of our customers to all teams across the organization. Sam likes to ensure that our customers are super happy and raving about it! Super powers include: fostering strong relationships that persist through the lifecycle of all our customers, with the capacity to handle reactive support requests as well as focusing on metrics such as new user onboarding, adoption, increasing upsell revenue, removing friction, reducing churn, improving trial conversion rates, and increasing customer satisfaction.