Semantic Machines

Semantic Machines is a company engaged in the development of AI-based conversation voice interface technology. The company specializes in natural language processing, speech recognition, speech synthesis, deep learning, semantic understanding, machine learning, and linguistics.

Parent CompanyMicrosoft
HQBrookline, MA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Semantic Machines was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Brookline, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Semantic Machines

Damon Pender

Damon Pender

Co-Founder and Operations Consultant
Jordan Cohen

Jordan Cohen

VP of Technology
Dan Klein

Dan Klein

Co-Founder and Technical Fellow
Daniel Roth

Daniel Roth

Co-Founder and CVP
Larry Gillick

Larry Gillick

Co-Founder and Researcher
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Semantic Machines Office Locations

Semantic Machines has offices in Brookline and Berkeley
Brookline, MA, US (HQ)
300 Washington St #302
Berkeley, CA, US
2150 Shattuck Ave #750
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Semantic Machines Financials and Metrics

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Total Funding

$20.9 m


In total, Semantic Machines had raised $20.9 m. Semantic Machines is a subsidiary of Microsoft

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Semantic Machines News and Updates

The future of Cortana? Microsoft patent shows new advances in reading and summarizing emails

Microsoft’s vision for Cortana continues to evolve, and according to a new patent, the next step for the digital assistant could include new capabilities to better read and summarize emails, text messages and other types of communications for users on the go.

How will Semantic Machines and its conversational engine transform Cortana and the Bot Framework?

It's only a year since Microsoft bought conversational AI company Semantic Machines -- staffed with researchers and developers who worked on Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Siri (before and after Apple bought it) and Google's language and translation products -- and combined them with the team behind Cort…

Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, advancing the state of conversational AI

Microsoft has acquired Semantic Machines Inc., a Berkeley, California-based company that has developed a revolutionary new approach to building conversational AI.

Semantic Machines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Semantic Machines founded?

    Semantic Machines was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Semantic Machines key executives?

    Semantic Machines's key executives are Damon Pender, Jordan Cohen and Dan Klein.

  • How many employees does Semantic Machines have?

    Semantic Machines has 16 employees.

  • Who are Semantic Machines competitors?

    Competitors of Semantic Machines include Aveni, temi and Observe.AI.

  • Where is Semantic Machines headquarters?

    Semantic Machines headquarters is located at 300 Washington St #302, Brookline.

  • Where are Semantic Machines offices?

    Semantic Machines has offices in Brookline and Berkeley.

  • How many offices does Semantic Machines have?

    Semantic Machines has 2 offices.