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Carnegie Speech Company Expands Executive Management

January 12, 2010 | Pittsburgh, PA

Signs Robert Turner as Chief Operating Officer

Carnegie Speech Company, the premier developer of spoken language training software, today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Turner as Chief Operating Officer. Bob will participate in business development for Global Education, direct business operations and lead account management procedures. Prior to Carnegie Speech, Bob held senior finance and operations management positions for large technology companies including IBM, SAS Institute and Computer Associates, and early-stage and growth companies including Legent Corporation and Candle Corporation. 

"Based on its technology and experienced management and development team, Carnegie Speech has established itself as a global leader in spoken language technologies in a very short period," says Bob Turner. "As effective spoken language communications becomes even more critical for business and personal success, I expect Carnegie Speech's spoken language training products to be routinely included in the international business enterprise's training initiatives and software investments." 

Carnegie Speech is dedicated to developing spoken language technologies and systems that let people from around the world learn to speak with and understand one another.  Incorporating the linguistic expertise and technical innovations developed through decades of research at Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Speech enables cost-effective, scalable and personalized spoken language assessment and training that maximizes training effectiveness and minimizes training time. With years of linguistic research, world-class technology and language tutoring expertise, Carnegie Speech provides spoken language training software to a worldwide clientele in the Corporate Training, Government, Aviation, Education and Health Care sectors.

"Carnegie Speech is entering a stage of rapid growth in many business sectors and international markets," says Angela Kennedy, president & CEO of Carnegie Speech. "The Pittsburgh Technology Council has honored us as a Tech 50 Finalist, and the Pittsburgh Business Times selected Carnegie Speech as one of its 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 2009."  Ms. Kennedy continues, "We are confident that Bob's business development, operational and leadership skills will be of great value in expanding our infrastructure to support our rapid growth into new geographies and markets and will help us increase revenues more quickly."

Carnegie Speech: To be understood and to understand - when it really matters!

A global leader in the development of spoken language training software, Carnegie Speech teaches enterprises and individuals how to speak and understand new languages through personalized, immediate and pinpointed language analysis and instruction. Incorporating the linguistic expertise and technical innovations developed through decades of research at Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Speech maximizes the effectiveness of spoken language instruction while minimizing training time and expense. From spoken language training to facilitate commerce and enhance education, to mission-critical communications to improve safety and security, Carnegie Speech products are used by Business, Aviation, Government, Education and Health Care enterprises that depend on effective spoken language communications. Visit www.carnegiespeech.com for more information.