Richard J. Geruson Appointed CEO of Voice Signal Technologies
WOBURN, MA - Voice Signal Technologies, a provider of embedded speech recognition for mobile devices, recently named Richard J. Geruson it's new chief executive officer. Geruson, a 20-plus year veteran in the wireless and networking industries, was previously a senior vice president for Nokia. Geruson will take over responsibility for Voice Signal's day-to-day operations from Voice Signal's co-founder and previous CEO, Dan Roth, who will assume the title of president and focus on company strategy. Geruson will drive growth through global expansion of Voice Signal's distribution channel, strategic partnering, ongoing development of state-of-the art products, and building the business infrastructure to support Voice Signal's rapid growth. "Rich's record of energizing leadership, decisive execution, developing customer relationships, and charting strategic direction provides a corner stone to Voice Signal's management team," said Dan Roth of Voice Signal. "On top of this, Rich's proven skill at building companies and divisions from the ground up, and his extensive background in wireless, telecommunications, and networking are just what we need to drive Voice Signal's further success. We are very excited to have Rich on board as Voice Signal continues to strengthen its position as the leading supplier of voice recognition software to top tier mobile device manufacturers." "Voice Signal is at the forefront of the market for embedded speech solutions on mobile devices," commented Geruson. "Voice Signal has the best technology and strategy and is currently the only speech recognition company shipping its products in phones and devices from top-tier OEMs. I believe that the potential for voice-activated solutions on wireless devices is enormous, and I am eager to help Voice Signal strengthen and extend its leadership position in this rapidly expanding market."