Peter Okamoto

Peter Okamoto
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Main area of research
Natural language & AI

Earned MS in Computer Science at OGI OHSU in 2004 with concentrating in Programming Process Management and Architecture design. He also found interests in Man Machine (Ergonomic) Interface and took wide viriety of related classes which included Human interface design, Speech recognition, Text to Speech and AI classes. This experience lead him to work for, the speech company, ScanSoft (Nuance) in 2004. Since then, he has worked as engineering resources as well as sales (SE) resources but actively made himself available for Speech (grammar dev, speech verification, tuning) and UI(dialogue design) projects in Telephony and Automotive domains as language specialist with the desire of becoming a Speech Scientist in this company one day. He made his internal transfer in 2012 making his Speech Scientist (NLU) debut. Speech, UI related Projects involved: GE Consumer Finance, United Airline, Moshimoshi hotline, Pfizer, Hero, etc.