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Ron Hoory

Speech Technologies
IBM Research


Ron Hoory is the manager of the Speech Technologies group at IBM Haifa Research Lab. His expertise and research interests are in the area of speech processing, including speech synthesis, speech recognition and speaker recognition. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. He joined IBM Haifa Research Lab in 1993 and led research and development activities on embedded concatenative text-to-speech, distributed speech recognition, Hebrew speech recognition and very low bit rate speech coding. In 2006 he was appointed group manager. During 2009-2014 he led the the research work on text-to-speech and speaker verification within the JDA with Nuance and following that, in 2015-2016 he led research & development of the new Watson TTS Service. In addition he has been leading the ongoing research work on Multimodal biometric authentication, in support of IBM-Security's mobile authentication product. In December 2014 he was appointed Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM).

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