Dr. Moshe Yudkowsky has twenty years of experience in product development in high-technology industries. Moshe is president of Disaggregate, , a consulting company that helps companies create, understand, and apply revolutionary technology. Moshe specializes in consulting and education for speech recogntion, text-to-speech, and biometrics.
Moshe is the author of many technical articles as well as the book The Pebble and the Avalanche: How Taking Things Apart Creates Revolutions (Berrett-Koehler, 2005).
Moshe's background includes a Ph.D. in Physics from Northwestern University, work at Bell Laboratories on several large-scale deployments of speech recognition applications, and a stint at Dialogic (later Intel) as the Senior System Architect for speech technology.
Moshe led the ECTF's Automatic Speech Recognition Task Group for over a decade, and served as Technical Chair of the ECTF in 2001. In 2002, he became the first Chair of the Midwest Speech Technology Association, a US-based organization of speech technology professionals. He is also a board member of AVIOS, a international organization that promotes speech technology.