Creator highlight: Paul Hickey, Data Driven Design
Paul Hickey, founder and CEO of Data Driven Design, has grown businesses and their audiences via digital strategy and internet marketing for over a decade. For the past three years, his agency has helped hundreds of companies design and build custom voice experiences for their business.
Nick Schwab, founder of Invoked Apps, talks about what motivates him to create for voice, why we should be leveraging voice technology and the importance of building thoughtful and efficient voice experiences.
Cathy Pearl, Head of Conversation Design Outreach at Google, spoke with Voiceflow about why conversation design is important, the growing role of the conversation designer, and helpful resources for those passionate about joining this field.
KQED's interactive podcast series the first of its kind
KQED's new interactive podcast series 'The Voicebot Chronicles' is far from your typical listening experience. The series uses a unique combination of reporting, storytelling and interaction to explore the complex relationship humans have with virtual assistants - the talking machines inhabiting millions of homes throughout the world.
Roger Kibbe, Senior Developer Evangelist with Viv Labs (Samsung's Bixby), took some time to chat with us about what his team is working on, an update on Bixby's marketplace and some of his predictions for voice tech moving into 2020 and beyond.
Our team believes in a future where voice apps are as ubiquitous as websites. We’re partnering with Invocable to aide in their transfer because we firmly believe in a future where voice interfaces are made standard across many applications, and people will need a platform to design, prototype, and create these experiences easily. Many of the innovative features designed by Invocable will be carried through into Voiceflow.
2019 was a great year for Voiceflow. We launched the Voiceflow platform publicly and grew the team from 5 to 18 people. We couldn’t be more grateful for our supportive and engaged community of users, now measuring over 21,000 people globally.
He previously founded and ran three Internet companies (I/PRO, Topica & TextMarks) and currently serves on the boards for Neosensory, Freedom Financial, UCSF Health Hub, HUMM Inc. and Returnly. Previously, Ariel served on the boards of some high profile technology companies, including Strava, Stumble Upon, and Odeo.
Voiceflow launches collaboration and changes pricing
Today we're announcing the launch of real-time collaboration within Voiceflow alongside a brand new pricing structure. These new changes reflect VF's commitment to creating and supporting a growing user base of passionate creators whilst empowering professional teams to do their best work through enabling collaboration.
Earlier this year, I made an important decision. I made the decision to take a bet on something new; to take a chance on myself, and to work on something few have tried before. In July, I said goodbye to my amazing team at Clio and decided to join Voiceflow as their new Head of Growth.