Seattle-based conversational voice technology company VoiceBox Technologies has hired cognitive scientist Dr. Mark Johnson  to head its satellite office in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Johnson is chief scientific officer of VoiceBox Technologies Australia, and will lead innovation for Voice Artificial Intelligence (Voice AI).

Dr. Johnson holds a full Professorship at Macquarie University, while also heading VoiceBox Technologies Australia. He earned a PhD from Stanford University, and held a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT. Dr. Johnson has also been a visiting researcher at the University of Stuttgart, the Xerox Research Centre in Grenoble, CSAIL at MIT and the Natural Language group at Microsoft Research.

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