Alexa & Friends features Nikko Ström, Alexa AI vice president and distinguished scientist
Ström discusses his career journey in conversational AI, his published research, and where he sees the field of conversational AI headed next
On May 27, Nikko Ström, Alexa AI vice president and distinguished scientist, joined principal Alexa evangelist Jeff Blankenburg on Alexa & Friends to discuss his broad portfolio of work within conversational AI, including speech recognition, machine translation, natural language understanding, and dialogue management.
Watch the replay of the live discussion where the two discuss Ström’s career, some of his past research, and where he sees the field of conversational AI headed next.
Ström is a technologist and scientist with a deep background in speech technologies. He was a founding member of the team that built Amazon Echo and Alexa. Ström has more than 20 years of experience in the field of automatic speech recognition, working for some of the most prominent research laboratories and companies in the world, and has published extensively.