Igor serves as CEO of an institutionally funded startup focused on mobile
speech recognition. Most recently they were finalists at Silicon Valley's
elite TechCrunch event and were awarded North Carolinas Early Stage
Company of the Year.
He previously served as IBM's Program Director for Multimodal Technologies.
Additionally, he served as a business mentor for IBM's Extreme Blue
internship program and represented the Company on the board of directors for
the VoiceXML Forum, an industry group driving an open standards-based vision of
Igor also held positions with IBMs Pervasive Computing, PartnerWorld,
Global Industries, and Microelectronics divisions. With well over a dozen
patents pending, he was named an industry luminary by the editors of Speech
Technology magazine. He holds an undergraduate degree in computer engineering
from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of North