Brian Eberman is an experienced technology professional with over 25 years of experience bringing new technologies and companies to market. Most recently, he was CTO and CEO of Jibo, building the world’s first social robot and bringing it to thousands of people’s homes. Previously, Brian was president and COO of EnglishCentral, a company that pioneered a unique video and speech technology approach to English language learning, and CEO of Avenue100, an online education marketing company (acquired by the Washington Post Company in 2007). Brian brings decades of experience in speech technology, robotics, and using analytics for decision making. This includes over 10 years in speech recognition with a stint as vice president of product management at ScanSoft (now Nuance Communication), the leader in speech technology, and prior research and development experience at SpeechWorks and Digital Equipment. Brian holds multiple patents in speech technology, internet search, and robotics. He has coauthored technical specifications for the IETF. Brian holds a BS, MS, and PhD from MIT.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Brian Eberman and other top speakers and celebrities.