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VOICE22 Conference Awards Recognize Standout Individuals and Companies at the Event

Amazon Alexa’s Heidi Culbertson, Veritone & Stats Perform, and Among Award Recipients

Arlington, VA – November 17, 2022 – And the award goes to…Amazon Alexa’s Heidi Culbertson, Veritone & Stats Perform, and for their groundbreaking technology solutions, new products, and experiences shared at this year’s VOICE22. The world’s largest VoiceTech trade event and conference in the fast-growth Conversational AI space, VOICE22 took place in Arlington, Virginia in October with upwards of 700 attendees that spanned the globe and included buyers, sellers, and vendors from up and down the technology stack.

“We’re thrilled to take this opportunity to recognize select standouts from an impressive gathering of top global brands that came together to collaborate on the timely topic of Conversational AI while forging meaningful partnerships and spreading their company news,” said Pete Erickson, Founder of Modev. “Kudos to Amazon Alexa’s Culbertson, Veritone & Stats Perform, and for their incredible efforts in an important space that touches each of our lives on a daily basis, a truly global market that is being shaped before our eyes.”

Recognized by Modev, the producers of VOICE22, recipients include:

  • Amazon Alexa’s Culbertson for “Industry VIP.” Culbertson, Senior Business Development Manager, Amazon Alexa, developed “The Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge: Aging & Engaging” in August. With upwards of 800 participants registered to build Alexa experiences that meet the needs, dreams, and aspirations of adults age 55 and older, Culbertson is a true thought leader and change maker.
  • Veritone and Stats Perform for “Most Innovative New Product” for Opta Voice, a product partnership that combines Veritone’s award-winning synthetic voice AI technology, Veritone Voice, and Stats Perform’s trusted Opta sports data to bring localized, AI voice capabilities to content creators, media organizations, brand agencies, teams, leagues and betting platforms around the globe. Demo, here.
  • for “Best Onsite Experience.” created a unique lounge area and espresso bar that drew many attendees throughout the conference. The experience was modeled after the coffee shop and “conversation studio” on the first floor of their Kyiv office. The conversation studio concept is expressed differently in each of’s hubs—including Kyiv, Denver, and, most recently, Berkeley. With each studio, the goal is to create a comfortable environment that enhances the location while inspiring collaboration and creativity. Their onsite experience managed all those things at VOICE22.

For press use, VOICE22 award recipient images and badges for social can be downloaded here. *Photo credit, Donald Pope Photography. VOICE22 session recordings can be accessed here.

About VOICE22
Produced by Modev, VOICE22 is the top global industry conference and trade event at the intersection of Conversational AI and Digital Transformation. VOICE started in 2018 with the bold idea to bring together the world's leading innovators working on conversational AI. Since then, Modev has convened more than 100,000 people in person and virtually across the globe. The goal? To improve the ecosystem through
research and events by bringing together users, solution providers, thought leaders, and industry experts. Today, Modev produces market-leading events that include VOICE Global and VOICE Summit.

About Modev
Modev believes that markets are made and thus focuses on bringing together the right ingredients to accelerate market growth. Modev has been instrumental in the growth of mobile applications, cloud, and conversational AI, and is exploring new markets such as climate tech. Founded in 2008 on the simple belief that human connection is vital in the era of digital transformation, Modev makes markets by bringing together high-profile key decision-makers, partners, and influencers. Today, Modev produces market-leading events such as VOICE Global, presented by Google Assistant, VOICE Summit, and the award-winning VOICE Talks internet talk show. Modev staff, better known as "Modevators," include community building and transformation experts worldwide. To learn more about Modev, and the breadth of events offered live and virtually, visit Modev’s website and join Modev on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

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