New BIML Member
We are extremely pleased to announce that Katie McMahon has joined BIML as a permanent researcher.
Katie McMahon is a global entrepreneur and technology executive who has been at the leading edge of sound recognition and natural language understanding technologies for the past 20 years. As VP at Shazam, she brought the iconic music recognition app to market which went on to reach 2 billion installs and 70 billion queries (Acquired by Apple) and spent over a decade at SoundHound (NASDAQ:SOUN) bringing NLU technology and Voice AI products from lab to market. She has worked for Snap and most recently served as President & COO of Native Voice. She is Advisor to several early staged tech companies, including Neosensory, Valence Vibrations, NatureQuant, and Wia.io. McMahon is the lead inventor on several patents involving methods of Automatic Speech Recognition, Natural Language Understanding and Augmented Reality. She earned a BA in Political & Social Thought from The University of Virginia and has attended and completed coursework at Stanford, M.I.T. Sloan, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and most recently, earned the Corporate Board Readiness badge certificate from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. Katie is most interested in understanding how rapidly evolving AI and the wider tech landscape stands to impact business, society and humanity at large.