September 12, 2018
MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AppTek, the leading speech recognition and machine translation provider, today announced Michael Veronis as its new Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Mr. Veronis is responsible for expanding AppTek’s already prestigious customer base of companies in sectors such as e-commerce, telephony, social media, call center, healthcare and government that use AppTek’s award-winning automated speech and text engines and artificial intelligence solutions.
A seasoned veteran with a track record driving growth in both mature and early-stage businesses, Mr. Veronis is known for transforming companies by increasing sales, improving brand recognition and building strong industry ecosystems that strengthen competitive position. He has worked with highly successful companies that serve both the public and private sectors, including government services giant SAIC, big data media analytics leader EXOVERA, and text and digital device analytics provider Basis Technology.
Mr. Veronis had previously served as AppTek’s Vice President of Business Development, describing his return to the company as finding his “dream job.” He noted that “in seeing how far AppTek has come in the last few years both as an organization and technically, I’m incredibly excited to be back. AppTek’s technology is pushing the envelope of speech-enabled artificial intelligence that will transform society. Beyond our cutting-edge solutions, AppTek’s unique culture of true bend-over-backwards dedication to the customer makes me proud to be here.”
“We are thrilled to have a leader of Michael Veronis’ caliber on our team to help propel us to the next phase of growth,” said AppTek CEO Mudar Yaghi. “His deep expertise in building leading-edge businesses, combined with his significant experience at big data analytics firms and his stellar reputation, make him a high value asset for our company and our customers.”
Mr. Veronis also brings experience as an investor, which afforded him deep insights into the business lifecycle, including how a mix of structured approaches and novel thinking can help companies with innovative technologies to become high-growth businesses. He is also the Founder and President of the not-for-profit AML Foundation that contributes to positive social impact by helping at-risk children.
As a pioneer in Automatic Speech Recognition, Machine Translation, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, AppTek’s state of the art technology and team of scientists and engineers provide solutions focused on closed captioning and subtitling, call center content discovery and mobile intelligent voice agents. In today’s hyper-connected and data-rich marketplace, enterprises are seeking to drive revenue, save costs and increase productivity. Customers rely on AppTek to solve for these issues by delivering the market’s most robust speech technology solutions focused on mining for business insights, ensuring compliance and delivering value across the enterprise. For more information, visit http://www.apptek.com.