HP Veteran Patrick Scaglia Appointed to Audience Board of Directors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/13 -- Audience(R), Inc.
(NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for
mobile devices, today announced that Mr. Patrick Scaglia has been
appointed to the Company's board of directors. A highly respected
information technology executive, Mr. Scaglia has extensive executive
experience at Hewlett Packard, Evans & Sutherland Supercomputer
Division and Cadence Design Systems.
"Patrick's track record, combined with his forward thinking
perspective on the evolution of technology, will add a special skill
set to our board, as Audience creates new technologies for a broad
range of markets and continues to expand its influence in the
industry," said Mohan Gyani, chairman of the board of directors,
Audience. "He brings to the table a unique understanding of how
emerging technologies are adopted within ecosystems, based on his
experience with a wide range of key technologies."
"I am very excited to be working with the Audience team," said
Patrick Scaglia. "Audience is leading the advanced voice revolution
and is working at the forefront in creating a new voice-centered
paradigm for how people interact with technology. I look forward to
helping Audience extend this leadership role."
Mr. Scaglia is a founding director for the Foundry@CITRIS, which
provides entrepreneurs with resources to build companies that make a
significant impact on the world. Under the umbrella of the Center for
Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at UC
Berkeley, Mr. Scaglia's areas of initiative include healthcare,
biosystems, robotics and semiconductor. Previously, Mr. Scaglia was a
Hewlett Packard executive for twelve years, serving as CTO across
multiple groups. Before Hewlett Packard, Mr. Scaglia held VP and
Director positions at HP Labs, Evans & Sutherland Supercomputer
Division and Cadence Design Systems. He currently serves on several
advisory boards including the College of Engineering, University of
California Berkeley, and he is also on the board of directors of
Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio
processing for mobile devices. Its family of earSmart(TM) intelligent
voice processors is based on the processes of human hearing, to
suppress background noise and enhance mobile voice quality.
Audience's technology substantially improves the mobile voice
experience, while also improving the performance of speech-based
services, and enhancing audio quality for multimedia. Audience
earSmart(TM) processors are featured in mobile devices from leading
providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. The company is based
in Mountain View, California. For more information, see
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