Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Rohit Prasad

Vice President and Head Scientist, Alexa, Amazon

Rohit Prasad is Vice President and Head Scientist, Alexa at Amazon and leads R&D in speech recognition, natural language understanding, and machine learning technologies to enhance customer interactions with Amazon’s products and services. Prior to joining Amazon, Rohit was the Deputy Manager and Sr. Director for Speech, Language, and Multimedia Business Unit at Raytheon BBN Technologies. In that role, he was directing US Government sponsored R&D efforts in speech-to-speech translation, psychological health analytics, document image translation, and STEM learning. Rohit is a named author on over 100 scientific articles and holds several patents.


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