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Dr. Christoph Neumann obtained his Doctor of Engineering at the Department for Computational Linguistics of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, after graduating with a master in Linguistics from University of Bordeaux III in France.

A native German, he has spent much of his professional life in Japan, serving voice and natural language solutions to a wide array of international customers. 

He has worked as a lead manager at major voice suppliers Nuance Communications and Samsung, he has had years of close and strong business relationships with Casio, Johnson Controls, Mazda, Nissan, Panasonic, Pioneer, Procter&Gamble and Toyota, and he is connected to a global network of key persons in the voice and natural language industry.

Portfolio

  • German version of Bixby voice assistant, for Samsung
  • Car voice control for North America and Oceania 2017 models, for major Japan car manufacturer
  • Alexa skill that voice enables digital laundry room, for FMCG MNC
  • Educational robot teaching English to Japanese children, evaluation of hardware and user experience, for major Japan electronics manufacturer
  • Built embedded NLU engine from scratch, deployed on RPI3, ROS and iMac, for Japanese voice startup
  • Car voice control for 2014 global models, in 14 languages, for major Japan car manufacturer
  • Prototype of Chinese car voice solution in 2011, the first NLU solution in an Asian language deployed on a major voice platform
  • Robust and cost-aware voice and language data collection infrastructures, for several clients
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