Gary Clayton is chief creative officer at Nuance Communications, where he sits at the junction of strategy, innovation, and design. Gary's team works across all lines of business and technologies, interpreting technology trends through a design lens and attempting to create next-generation user experiences - having fun while building cutting-edge products.
Previously, Gary was vice president of Speech Strategy at Yahoo! There he headed up efforts in creating next-generation applications including speech-enabled, unrestricted Web search, completely changing the way voice is used for Web search. He also integrated speech input across Yahoo properties and oversaw investment in vlingo and speech enablement of oneSearch (oneSearch with Voice).