[Milano, September 14, 2023] — Voiseed, an innovative start-up specializing in expressive synthetic voices for Games & Media localization, today announced the appointment of Dr. Páraic Sheridan to its Board of Directors, effective September 4th. In conjunction with his appointment to the board, Páraic will also join the Executive Team at Voiseed with responsibility for company and product strategy.
With over three decades of experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing, Páraic brings a unique blend of technical expertise and strategic thinking to the company, enriching Voiseed’s leadership team as it prepares for the next phase of company growth. His remarkable career includes extensive leadership of research and development programs with a focus on bringing innovative language technology to market. Most recently Páraic co-founded Iconic Translation Machines Ltd. and served as Chairman of the Board and Head of Global Strategy through to Iconic’s acquisition by RWS Group in 2020.
Andrea Ballista, CEO of Voiseed, expressed his enthusiasm about Páraic’s addition to the team: “Páraic’s expertise seamlessly aligns with our collective experiences and promises to significantly enhance our efforts in the introduction of our innovative synthetic voices into the language industry market.”
Páraic Sheridan commented on his new role, saying, “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at Voiseed. From the very beginning I’ve been hugely impressed with the unique technology and approach that they have developed for expressive synthetic voice across such a range of languages. I believe that Voiseed’s unique technology approach and the extensive controllability of voice features available through the Revoiceit software platform will set Voiseed apart in the marketplace. I look forward to helping the team in planning and executing the next phase of the company’s growth.”
In the wake of this appointment, Voiseed is gearing up for an exciting phase of innovation and expansion. Voiseed will shortly release a major update of its software platform Revoiceit together with significantly enhanced expressive synthetic voice models and enhanced functionality for both audio production and localisation in the games & media industries.
Voiseed is an innovative start-up that focuses on AI for speech synthesis. Our cloud-based solution uses cutting-edge generative AI technologies to mimic human emotions and prosody, producing highly expressive virtual voices. Our patented technology, which includes an AI universal voice model and an emotional data set, helps to minimize costs, time, and complexity in the dubbing industry. The company’s leadership team, including CEO Andrea Ballista, COO Luca Dell’Orto, CTO Lorenzo Tarantino and CSO Páraic Sheridan offers a unique blend of audio localization experience and expertise in the latest generative AI technologies. We aim to lead the way in the world of dubbing for the video game, media & entertainment, e-learning, and advertising sectors. www.voiseed.com