Nickolay V. Shmyrev

Nickolay is a speech recognition researcher with more than 15 years of experience in speech technology.

Over the years Nickolay maintained and supported famous voice projects of the open source world – cmusphinx (pocketsphinx), festival, openmary, kaldi, voxforge. Helped beginners and companies to implement their own speech recognition and designed complex speech solutions.

Now Nickolay is leading the Vosk project to bring modern accurate, fast and flexible speech recognition to the open source – telephony, mobile applications, web and desktop.