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Introducing Dr. Mark Johnson, Chief Scientific Officer, VoiceBox Technologies, Australia

VoiceBox Technologies has hired a world-class computational linguist and cognitive scientist to head its satellite office in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Mark Johnson is Chief Scientific Officer of VoiceBox Technologies Australia and will lead innovation for Voice Artificial Intelligence (Voice AI). Dr. Mark Johnson holds a full Professorship at Macquarie University while also heading VoiceBox Technologies Australia.

A rare talent, Dr. Johnson earned a PhD from Stanford University. He held a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT, and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Stuttgart, the Xerox Research Centre in Grenoble, CSAIL at MIT and the Natural Language group at Microsoft Research. He was President of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2003, President of SIGDAT in 2015, and was a professor from 1989 until 2009 in the Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences and Computer Science at Brown University. He is an Editor in Chief of the Transactions of the ACL and the Springer book series "Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing." He has worked on a wide range of topics in computational linguistics, but his main research area is parsing and its applications to text and speech processing.

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