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The Voicefluencer Show with Adam Cheyer

Voice in Canada Podcast

In this episode, Teri interviews Adam Cheyer. Adam is an outstanding leader and visionary in the voice technology industry. Adam is the co-founder of Siri (which Apple acquired). He is the co-founder of Viv Labs (Viv Labs was sold to Samsung to create Bixby). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

2 Feb 2021

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TVS with Adam Cheyer

Voice in Canada Briefcast

Feb 2, 2021 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1min

2 Feb 2021

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Adam Cheyer, co-founder 4 successful startups including Siri, sold to Apple

Heroes in Business

'In 2004, it was the 10th anniversary of the web, and I said "that's interesting." I sat down and I made 10 predictions for the next 10 years, not all of them turned out too well, but my top 3 of them turned out directly into companies!' Adam Cheyer, co-founder 4 successful startups including Siri, sold to Apple is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and host of the Eliances Heroes show broadcast on am and fm network channels, internet radio, and online syndication.

11mins

11 Aug 2020

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Adam Cheyer, co-founder 4 successful startups including Siri, sold to Apple

Heroes in Business

'In 2004, it was the 10th anniversary of the web, and I said "that's interesting." I sat down and I made 10 predictions for the next 10 years, not all of them turned out too well, but my top 3 of them turned out directly into companies!' Adam Cheyer, co-founder 4 successful startups including Siri, sold to Apple is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and host of the Eliances Heroes show broadcast on am and fm network channels, internet radio, and online syndication.

11mins

11 Aug 2020

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Adam Cheyer talks Siri, Viv Labs and over 25 years in Voice

Bixby Developers Chat

Show Notes:In this episode, we talk with voice legend, Adam Cheyer. Adam was the co-founder of Siri, Viv Labs, Change.org, and Sentient Technologies.We first talk about Change.org, how and why it was founded, and why this platform is an enabler for the social justice movements of today.Adam talks about his early work at SRI and how this lead to his vision for what an assistant can be. We talk about how Adam took the purely academic work at SRI and brought it to the masses with SiriAdam gives us a history of Siri, from its founding, to venture capital, to launching an app and the fateful phone call from Steve Jobs which eventually lead to Apple acquiring Siri.Adam discusses leaving Apple to further his vision and founding Viv Labs. He discusses how Viv Labs technology was focused on going beyond Siri and opening up the assistant to 3rd party development. We talk about the unique Viv Labs AI which uses AI to dynamically generate programs for developers. We discuss how this can be opened up to democratize development and let anyone create a unique assistant experience.Adam talks about Samsung's acquisition of Viv Labs and the Samsung vision for what an assistant can be.Finally, we talk about where assistants are today and where they can go to start achieving and fulfilling Adam's vision.Links from the show:Siri - Back to the Future Talk - https://youtu.be/UBHgj9TuHXMOpen Agent Architecture - http://www.ai.sri.com/~oaa/Demo of Viv Labs Tech - https://youtu.be/MI07aeZqecoSRI International - https://www.sri.com/Siri - Demo of original: https://youtu.be/MpjpVAB06O4Sentient - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentient_TechnologiesChange.org - https://www.change.org/Viv Labs - http://viv.ai/Adam's Twitter: https://twitter.com/acheyerAdam's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamcheyer/All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Adam CheyerAdam Cheyer is the Co-founder and VP Engineering at Viv Labs and a Vice President of R&D at Samsung. Adam co-founded Viv Labs, Change.org, Sentient and SiriHost:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)

1hr 15mins

22 Jun 2020

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Adam Cheyer - Co-Founder of Siri, Viv Labs, and Change.org #67

Develomentor

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Adam Cheyer.Adam Cheyer is an inventor, entrepreneur, engineering executive, and a pioneer in AI and computer human interfaces.Adam has been a co-founder or founding member of four successful startups, including Siri (sold to Apple, where he led server-side engineering and AI for the Siri assistant). Change.org (the world’s largest petition platform), Viv Labs (sold to Samsung, where as VP R&D, Adam leads product engineering and developer relations for Samsung’s voice assistant), Sentient (massively distributed machine learning).Previously, Adam was VP Engineering at Verticalnet (enterprise software) and Dejima (mobile software). Adam also spent more than a decade at SRI International, where his most recent role was as Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the US government’s largest funded AI project.Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 37 patents. He graduated with highest honors from Brandeis University and received the “Outstanding Masters Student” award from UCLA’s School of Engineering.If you are enjoying our content, click here to support us!Episode Summary“I started 3 companies at the same time. Siri was my day job. I started a company called Sentient, that was my night job. And change.org was my side side project.”“After 2 years, Apple saw Siri. Steve Jobs called our office, unannounced, after we launched a free app in the app store.”“Timing is super important. I was doing Siri – like systems since 1993. Literally exactly half my life. If I tried to launch it as a company any sooner or later, it would not have had the success that it did.”“I thought that social networking would take off. And that led directly to our work at Change.org.”—Adam CheyerKey MilestonesWhat was it like studying computer science in the early 1980’s? Adam was told he couldn’t join his school’s computer club. This made him him angry and curious. How does Adam predict which technologies will be important in the future? He created a model called trends and triggers that he uses to organize his own thinking. Siri was partially created to give other phone manufacturers a shot at taking down Apple. How did Apple end up acquiring Siri? What was it like receiving a phone call from Steve Jobs unannounced?Change.org is a massively influential petition platform. Yet, Adam views it as a side project. Why is this?Additional ResourcesBixby Developers is a conversational assistant marketplace. Its part of Samsung. Learn more about it – https://bixbydevelopers.com/You can find more resources in the show notesTo learn more about our podcast go to https://develomentor.com/To listen to previous episodes go to https://develomentor.com/blog/CONNECT WITH ADAM CHEYERLinkedInTwitterWebsiteFOLLOW DEVELOMENTORTwitter: @develomentorCONNECT WITH GRANT INGERSOLLLinkedInSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/develomentor)

52mins

22 Jun 2020

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Adam Cheyer | Co-founder of Siri & Viv Labs

Founder's FAQ

Founder's FAQ: answers to all the possible questions of a founder. Hosted by Ilker Koksal. This episode's guest is Adam Cheyer. He is an inventor, entrepreneur, engineering executive, and a pioneer in AI and computer-human interfaces. He has been a co-founder of successful startups, including Siri (sold to Apple), Viv Labs (sold to Samsung), and Sentient. He is also the founding member of Change.org, the world's largest petition platform. Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 37 patents and he is also a magician.In this episode;1-) Exits2-) The four assets that the founding team must have.3-) Formula to scale the A-plus team.4-) Things to prove before fundraising.Founder’s FAQ is a book for founders and you can pre-order through the website. You can also reach us through @foundersfaq on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

23mins

26 May 2020

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Adam Cheyer of Samsung and Viv Labs Talks 25 Years of Voice Assistants - Voicebot Podcast Ep 109

The Voicebot Podcast

Adam Cheyer is co-founder and VP of Engineering of Viv Labs and Vice President of R&D at Samsung. He is also a founding member of Change.org and Sentient. Previously, he was co-founder and VP of Engineering at Siri and a director of engineering at Apple. Earlier in his career, Adam held executive roles at SRI International in the computer-human interaction center and the artificial intelligence center. He earned an undergraduate computer science degree from Brandeis and an MS in computer science from UCLA. He is a pioneer in the world of voice assistants building his first over 25 years ago. Here is my interview with Adam onsite at Voice 19. 

37mins

12 Aug 2019

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The Co-Founder of Siri and Change.org on working with Steve Jobs, Time Management Techniques, and Keys to Success--Adam Cheyer

The Professionals Playbook

My guest today is a genius that is changing the paradigm of the world we live in. I don't use those words lightly. He is the Co-Founder of Siri, the digital assistant that's in every Apple device. He is a founding member of Change.org, a community of over 200 million members who fight for what's right by shining a spotlight on important issues around the world. He is also a founding member of Sentient, the worlds most well funded artificial intelligence company. He is currently working as the Co-Founder of Viv Labs, developing Bixby, Samsung's digital assistant. He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, and holds 26 patents. Talking with Adam was an incredible experience. He is one of the few people who has changed the world in a measurable way. His story about Steve Jobs calling him up and offering to buy his company is amazing. He talks about how he managed his time while starting 3 companies simultaneously, how to develop a mental model to predict the future, and his current digital assistant, which the rest of us won't have access to for several years. If you listen to one part, listen to the last 10 minutes, where he talks about the key to his success--verbally stated goals. Below are the topics we discussed along with timestamps:Origin of Siri (min. 02:45)How to know when you can commercialize a passion (min. 06:15)Developing a mental model of the future (min. 10:30)How social media has helped us (min. 15:00)Working with Steve Jobs (min. 17:00) The Apple culture (min. 24:00)Seeing Siri everywhere now (min 27:00)Future of digital assistants (min 30:30)Developing Bixby for billions of devices (min. 34:00)Balancing security with function (min. 37:15)His personal super-assistant (min. 38:30)Founding Sentient, the worlds most well funded AI company (min. 41:45)Using Sentient computing to find the perfect shoe (min. 46:15)Amazing time management skills (min. 48:30)His key to success--verbally stated goals (min. 53:15)Make sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode! I've also started a monthly newsletter where I send out a few useful or insightful things that have helped me over the last month. You can sign up by clicking here or going to:https://www.professionalsplaybook.com/newsletter Instagram-- @justinfighterpilotFacebook--@justinfighterpilot

1hr 3mins

6 Aug 2019

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BigSpeak - Adam Cheyer

The BigSpeak Podcast

Adam Cheyer is a top technology and AI speaker, co-founder and VP of Engineering of Siri, and a founding advisor for Change.org. He is also a pioneer and expert in the areas of distributed computing, intelligent agents, and advanced user interfaces, with more than twenty issued patents to his name. Currently, he is the co-founder and VP of Engineering for Viv, a digital voice assistant, which has become the basis for Bixby on Samsung phones.In this episode, Adam talks about the startups he created, how speaking to entrepreneurs inspired him, and his discovery that one person can change the world. Learn more: www.bigspeak.com/episode/adam-cheyer

22mins

15 Jan 2018

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