VIP Biography for
William Meisel, Ph.D.
|William Meisel, Ph.D.|
|Expertise||Advanced Speech and Natural Language Technology|
|Current Organization||TMA Associates|
|Type of Organization||Media|
|Major Product||Newsletter, book, annual conference, blog|
|Area of Distribution||International|
|University/Degree||B.S. with Honors, Engineering, 1964 California Institute of Technology; M.S. with Honors, Electrical Engineering, 1966; Ph.D. with Honors, Electrical Engineering, 1967, University of Southern California|
|Born||August 8, 1942, El Campo, Texas|
|Honors & Awards||Top Ten Leaders in Speech, Speech Technology Magazine|
|Published Works||Author, 60+ publications including "The Software Society: Cultural and Economic Impact", and "Computer-Oriented Approaches to Pattern Recognition" (textbook), technical and marketing articles; Patents include "Use of indentification codes in the handling and management of communications", US Patent # 7,197,640|
|Affiliations||Executive Director, Applied Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS)|
|Career Accomplishments||Dr. Meisel has over 30 years of experience in advanced speech technology and telephony products and markets. He has been an independent consultant and publisher, ran a speech recognition company and wrote the first textbook on computer pattern recognition. Dr. Meisel also created the Computer Science division of an engineering firm and prior to that, he was a professor of electrical engineering and computer science teaching courses in artificial intelligence and pattern recognition|
|Work History||Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Dept., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967-70; Manager, Computer Sciences Division, Technology Service Corp., 1970-81; Founder, Speech Systems Inc., 1981-91; Executive Director, Applied Voice Input Output Society, continuing|
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