President, TMA Associates
William Meisel, Ph.D., president, TMA Associates (www.tmaa.com), is publisher and editor of LUI News (commerce developments in the language user interface). LUI News was originally Speech Strategy News (a paid-subscription monthly newsletter launched in 1993). Dr. Meisel is author of the 2013 book, The Software Society, and its associated blog, and a consultant on market and product opportunities created by the maturing of speech technology. His experience in speech technology includes founding and running a speech recognition company. Meisel is organizer of the Mobile Voice Conference as Executive Director of the non-profit Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS). Meisel has a B.S. in Engineering from Caltech and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from USC. He began his career as a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and published the first technical book on computer pattern recognition.