Benjamin Reaves
Bus. Phone: 650.924.2367
Fax:  650.249.0102
CNSV Member
IEEE Member

Speech recognition, Japanese language, in-vehicle info systems, automotive, driver vehicle interface

405 El Camino Real, #458
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Ben Reaves has worked on all aspects of speech recognition from Applications UX to Machine Learning and Data Wrangling and Curation. His experience includes:

  • Oracle Corporation Apps UX group, resulting in the release of the Oracle Voice product which increased sales of Fusion CRM;
  • HIPAA-compliant data curation and model training for the detection of clinical depression in voice;
  • High quality speaker-specific TTS, Machine Translation, AI, and real time feature extraction on light weight microprocessors, and Dialog Modeling at Nuance Communications, and ATR and Panasonic Speech Technology Lab in Japan;
  • In-vehicle applications at  Toyota InfoTechnology Center in Mountain View where he managed collaborations with Stanford University, NEC, KDDI, and Dejima when their VP of Engineering was Adam Cheyer who later founded Siri.