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About AccuSpeechMobile

Our passion is delivering voice technology that drives productivity for our customers.
AccuSpeechMobile’s unique, completely device-based solution voice enables and automates Supply Chain operations, including warehouse, distribution, field services and Enterprise Asset Management applications (mobile inspection, maintenance and repair).  AccuSpeechMobile extends the useful life of existing investments and connects to any WMS, ERP, EAM or CMMS system, allowing clients to rapidly achieve double-digit improvements in workforce productivity, increased accuracy, workforce safety and operational efficiency. Supply Chain management, field services, enterprise asset management, logistics, retail and transportation applications all benefit from AccuSpeechMobile’s device-based approach, often deploying the voice interface within weeks and demonstrating productivity gains immediately. 
          

AccuSpeechMobile Management Team

Bob-Bova

Robert P. Bova

President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert (Bob) Bova has served as the President and CEO of AccuSpeechMobile for 12 years, successfully introducing the innovative AccuSpeechMobile voice solution to the marketplace from the company’s early years, to today, the fastest growing mobile workforce voice productivity company.

He works closely with the leadership of our growing number of fortune class customers, understanding customer objectives, and with our internal team and solution, help customers further optimize business processes and mobile operations. Bob has a successful track record surpassing corporate goals with special competence in entrepreneurial, start-up, rapid growth, M & A and public companies. At U.S. Bank/Oliver Allen Corporation, he created the Secure Networking Division and grew it to over $12 million, and at the ISG division (SSL Technology) at Rainbow Technologies he grew the business operations from zero to $56 million. Bob holds an MBA in Marketing from National University and a BA from Syracuse University.
William-Arthur

William Arthur, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

William (Bill) Arthur, Ph.D. is the architect behind the AccuSpeechMobile Voice & Automation Solution. The company’s patented mobile voice enabling solution that delivers both voice and automation capabilities to any existing mobile workforce application transforms the mobile device into a singular independent origin for deploying voice productivity to workforce applications.

The sophisticated capabilities that power our solution come from Bill Arthur’s years of experience and expertise in natural language technologies and speech synthesis. Dr. Arthur has a Ph.D. in Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, as well as an MA and BA from the University of Massachusetts. His professional career includes substantial experience in both the Text-to-Speech (TTS) and speech recognition disciplines. He was directly responsible for implementing the speech interfaces for the voice-activated VCOMMAND automobile navigation system. Dr. Arthur developed natural-voice TTS system currently being revised for use in a popular radio/ navigation module for a major automobile manufacturer. As Director of Engineering at Cendant Software, Dr. Arthur was responsible for the development and maintenance of all language-related software for the First Byte and Knowledge Adventure divisions, which included several popular Davidson & Associates educational products. This group successfully developed Speech Synthesis APIs and Toolkits for Windows, OS/2 and several telephony application environments including Creative Labs, Dialogic and Natural Microsystems.
Kevin-Mun

Kevin Mun

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Kevin Mun manages operations and internal engineers that support the voice-enabling of mobile applications for customers, as well as training programs that empower new customers to use the AccuSpeechMobile solution to voice-enable, automate and employ voice change management for their own mobile applications.

Kevin has in-depth and the most hands-on experience deploying the AccuSpeechMobile solution for our customers. He has analyzed, process and procedures, voice-enabled and automated scores of customer applications at multiple sites for more than 15 enterprise customers. After ten years with AccuSpeechMobile, Kevin has served as Director of Sale, Sales Engineering and now as Vice President of Operations. The combination of roles he has served, gives Kevin perhaps the most thorough perspective on customer requirements, the variety and complexity of mobile enterprise environments, and the custom approach required to voice-enable and automate mobile operations.
Dan-Villaneuva

Dan Villianueva

Vice President of Marketing

Dan Villanueva has served as Vice President of Marketing for AccuSpeechMobile for over 9 years and provides market analysis expertise, and experience examining customer requirements for mobility, productivity and systems optimization, particularly as voice productivity and automation applies to the broad base of both mobile task management (distribution) and mobile field service applications.
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Companies and organizations that depend on mobile field service operations are searching for voice solutions that can unresolved critical mobile workforce issues related to speeding data collection in a variety of harsh environments, where increasing productivity, accuracy and safety often collide. He brings subject area knowledge of mobile productivity applications across distribution, field services, retail and other vertical markets. His earlier career in enterprise application development, database management, network management and systems software, provides our team and customers with a perspective of both enterprise back-end systems and “last mile” mobile workforce applications. Dan has a graduate degree from the University of Northern, Iowa.
          

AccuSpeechMobile Board of Directors

Walt Straub
Chairman

Walter Straub was a co-founder of Rainbow Technologies, Inc., a public company engaged in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing information security products.

Mr. Straub served as President, Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board of Rainbow from 1984 until the merger of Rainbow with SafeNet, Inc. in March 2004. Mr. Straub has served as a director of SafeNet since March of 2004. Since 1989, Mr. Straub has served as a director of CAM Commerce Solutions, a public company specializing in point of sale software and hardware and e-Commerce solutions.

Mr. Straub received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in finance from Drexel University. In May 1993, Mr. Straub was elected to the Board of Trustees of Drexel University. Also, Mr. Straub serves on the Concordia University President’s Advisory Council.

Robert P. Bova
President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert (Bob) Bova has served as the President and CEO of AccuSpeechMobile for 12 years, successfully introducing the innovative AccuSpeechMobile voice solution to the marketplace from the company’s early years, to today, the fastest growing mobile workforce voice productivity company.

He works closely with the leadership of our growing number of fortune class customers, understanding customer objectives, and with our internal team and solution, help customers further optimize business processes and mobile operations. 

Bob has a successful track record surpassing corporate goals with special competence in entrepreneurial, start-up, rapid growth, M & A and public companies. At U.S. Bank/Oliver Allen Corporation, he created the Secure Networking Division and grew it to over $12 million, and at the ISG division (SSL Technology) at Rainbow Technologies he grew the business operations from zero to $56 million. Bob holds an MBA in Marketing from National University and a BA from Syracuse University.

Dale E. Powell
Director

Dale E. Powell is the Senior Managing Director and Principal Partner at Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services. Cassidy Turley is a leading U.S. commercial real estate services provider with 3000 employees, servicing over 430 million square feet of managed space, 60 offices, 21 national markets and over $17 billion in completed transactions in 2010.

Earlier Mr. Powell was the President of the Irving Group, a privately held commercial real estate firm. Dale oversaw the expansion of the Irving Group which experienced average annual growth of 157% for five years. In 2002, Powell sold the Irving Group to Cassidy & Pinkard. Dale Powell was one of six partners who created 4 additional M&A transactions that lead to the creation of Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services.

Mr. Powell has served on several boards including the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Association of Corporate Growth and the Service Source Foundation. He lives in Mclean with his wife, Katharine, son Stuart and daughter, Claire and is the Head coach of his son’s lacrosse team in McLean, VA.

Franz Jaggar
Director

Franz Jaggar is a Managing Director of Berkshire Ventures, LLC, a private investment firm located in Northern Virginia, and is President of Commerce International, Inc.

Mr. Jaggar has overseen the company’s investments in the portfolio companies and sits on the Boards of Directors of Vangard Voice Systems, Inc. and Treadstone Technologies, Inc. He has served as Chief Financial Officer and senior financial advisor for several companies in the technology, residential home building, and retail industries. He has also been instrumental in financial modeling supporting charter applications to the Comptroller of the Currency for the development of four new national banks. As an advisor to the banking industry, he also conducted the financial analysis in the efforts to privatize a major government-owned bank in the utility sector. Mr. Jaggar has advised on structuring significant equity investments in several companies as well in merger and acquisition transactions.

He has held previous positions as the Vice President for Corporate Development for a major management consulting firm specializing in government program evaluations and as a Manager for a major accounting firm in Washington, DC.

Michael T. Kelley
Director

Mr. Kelley is the Managing Director of Berkshire Ventures, LLC a private equity firm based in McLean, Virginia. His area of investment interest and expertise is in energy and technology companies with emphasis on the defense, energy and health care sectors.

Mr. Kelley is a senior governmental affairs specialist with such clients as L-3 Communications, Inc., Prime Photonics, LLC, Vangard Voice Systems, Inc., Synzyme Corporation, Alion Science and Technology, Inc., and CoalTek, Inc.
Mr. Kelley served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Trade U.S. Department of Commerce from 1983 to1989. His area of responsibility was the U.S. Basic Industries Sector which included the International Chemical Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, the U.S. Energy Industry, the Ferrous & Non-ferrous Industries and the Forest Products Industry.

He represented the U.S. Government in negotiations to the GATT on the Natural Resource Sector and was one of the primary participants in the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (specifically the Chemical, Mineral, Forest Products, and Energy Sections).

Previous to his appointment at the Commerce Department, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy (1981-1983). He has also worked for Babcock Wilcox Co. (1968-1976), Union Camp Corp. (1976-1978) and was the Assistant to the Chairman for Government Affairs, Houston Natural Gas Corp. (1978-1981).

Mr. Kelley holds a BA from Fairfield University and an MA in International Affairs from Georgetown University.
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