SpeechWorks Taps Steve Chambers to Lead Worldwide Sales and Marketing
BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWX), a developer of speech recognition and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies and services, announced that SpeechWorks' chief marketing officer, Steve Chambers, will assume the position of senior vice president of worldwide sales and chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Marty Falaro, who has held the position of senior vice president, sales, will be leaving SpeechWorks for personal reasons. Falaro will remain with SpeechWorks through the end of the current quarter to assist in a smooth transition and to support special projects. "I'm pleased to announce that Steve Chambers will assume the role of senior vice president of worldwide sales and chief marketing officer for SpeechWorks," said Stuart R. Patterson, President and CEO of SpeechWorks. "Over the past three years, Steve has designed and managed our global marketing programs that have helped drive our worldwide sales and resulted in impressive market share gains, and he has been intimately involved in our sales efforts. He is highly respected by our partners and customers, and he is widely recognized as a leader in the speech technology and solutions market. I'm delighted that he's taking on this expanded role and very confident in his ability to lead SpeechWorks' growth."