Founder, CEO and CTO Amy Neustein, Ph.D. (Boston University, Department of Sociology, specialty in conversation analysis) is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Speech Technology, has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of from 2001 to 2006, and performs peer review for various publications of IEEE. Dr. Neustein also serves on the editorial board of the , and chairs the publicity committee of (Information Technology: New Generations). Her work on SPA appears widely . Dr. Neustein has both at industry events and academic institutions on the development of SPA. She has served on distinguished panels with Oracle, Audium and other companies, and has presented to AT&T’s VoiceTone Project.
Director of Medical Engineering Alan Rowberg, M.D. (University of Washington, School of Medicine; Johns Hopkins University, MS computer science) is an expert in medical information technology and related computer engineering. Dr. Rowberg served as the Chief of the Computer Science Office of the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), and in the private sphere as a consultant to Litton PRC, now Northrop Grumman. He has recently been consulting for a variety of start-up information-technology companies.
Chief Legal Officer Michael Lesher, Esq. (University of Virginia, M.A. with honors, 1982; Brooklyn Law School, J.D. cum laude, 1988) is a member of the New York bar. He has helped craft business agreements and handled business-related litigation with the firm of Lauterbach Garfinkel Damast & Hollander, LLP, to which he is “of counsel.” He has also handled federal civil rights cases concerning freedom of speech and equal protection under the law. As a legal writer, Michael has contributed to such publications as Moore's Federal Practice, Weinstein's Evidence, and The Federal Litigation Guide Reporter.
Chief Financial Officer Yaakov Kronfeld (Harvard Business School, MBA) is an entrepreneur who has established two successful HMOs. The first started with capital of $250K and within four years produced a 100-fold return on investment. The second, in which he was founder and majority owner, had an initial investment of $2M, and resulted in a five-fold ROI within six years.