Vlad Sejnoha is the former Chief Technology Officer of Nuance Communications, acquired by Microsoft in 2022. He has over 30 years' experience in artificial intelligence and holds 23 patents for technology foundational to its prominence. At Nuance, Mr. Sejnoha led the development of conversational technologies through deep-learning techniques and oversaw award-winning initiatives—including for an application inducted into the Apple Hall of Fame. He also served as president of the Nuance Foundation, which delivers innovations through research grant support. Mr. Sejnoha is an experienced presenter and media contributor. He holds a Master of Engineering degree from McGill University.