Brett is an experienced high-tech marketing and business development professional with extensive experience in building markets for innovative products. He is currently Directory of Product Strategy for voice biometrics at Nuance Communications where he is leading the marketing and business development for Nuance’s voice biometric products.
Bretislav holds a diploma of engineering and a Ph.D. in the field of artificial intelligence from the Technical University of Brno. For several years he worked on Technical University of Brno as a project manager heading research team developing artificial intelligence for robots. After moving to Canada in 1983, he worked for the National Research Council of Canada and consequently for Servo Robot where he was the head of research and development. He was responsible for the development and design of laser based cameras and optimization of welding processes. He coordinated major projects for Caterpillar, IBM, Lockheed, NASA and the European space program Arian. In 1991 he established his own consulting company specialized in the field of optimization of various industrial processes. In 2002 he joined B&M InterNets s.r.o. in the Czech Republic. Under his leadership, BMI developed proprietary methodology enabling visualization and analysis of the multidimensional models (nDAnalysis).
Richard couples extensive technical expertise with a strong business background. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering from Carleton University in 2015 where he worked on machine learning algorithms for bipedal walking control. He has extensive expertise designing all aspects of robotic systems, including mechanical design, control systems design and software design. In 2012 he co-founded GaitTronics and has developed core expertise in early stage financing, strategic planning and marketing.