Dr. Ariane Nabeth-Halber is a speech technology expert and Vecsys strategic line director for Speech solutions. After an Engineering degree in Computer Science in 1995, with major in signal processing, Ariane Nabeth-Halber received her PhD in Computer Science and Signal Processing from Telecom ParisTech in 1999, with honors (mention très honorable et felicitations du jury). She’s been collaborating with labs like ATR in Japan and Thales central research laboratory in France, and then moved to the Speech industry, working at- / with- companies like Nuance communications, Orange Business Services or CISCO systems as well as innovative European SMEs. She is currently strategic line director at Vecsys (Bertin IT), with a special focus on product roadmap, business applications and strategic partnerships.