Backed by corporate investors that included Cisco, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, Omar Tawakol founded Voicea in 2017, and served as the company’s CEO until its acquisition by Cisco in September 2019. Voicea’s core offering is EVA, the most widely adopted in-meeting AI assistant. EVA records and transcribes meetings, generates highlights, and pushes relevant meeting content to productivity tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams.
Prior to launching Voicea, Tawakol was the founder and CEO of BlueKai, a data exchange and data management platform company that was acquired by Oracle in 2014. He is currently the VP and GM of the Cisco Contact Center Business Unit.
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