Who We Are

At VoiceBase we believe the single most important part of every phone call, webinar, video conference, podcast or university lecture – is what’s said. We are passionate about surfacing insights from spoken information so that people and businesses can make better decisions. We build powerful APIs for speech analytics and predictive analytics, enabling the search and discovery of spoken information. To be the most accurate, fastest and lowest cost solution to do this on a massive scale – is what drives us all. Our customer’s many use cases and overwhelming appreciation for the job we do inspires our team and our Big Voice vision.

The Leadership

Walter Bachtiger, CEO & FOUNDER


Walter founded VoiceBase in 2010, with the idea of creating wide spread access to spoken information, everywhere. Walter is the company’s visionary. Raised in Switzerland, he studied data mining and economics, before following his entrepreneurial dreams to the US. Walter is passionate about making access to spoken information fast, low cost and accurate.

Jay Blazensky, CRO & CO-FOUNDER


Jay joined VoiceBase in January 2011. Jay is a results-driven sales, marketing and business development executive, and has been in the communications industry for over 20 + years. With a proven track record in identifying game-changing technologies, and then crafting and launching disruptive SaaS business models to establish a market-leading presence and ultimately 'win' a new market. Jay played a key role in establishing RingCentral as the leading hosted communications provider, and has a passion for building trusted business relationships.



Previously Jeff served as VP Development for Oracle, Bridgestream, and Promtpu and has proven skills in software development, cloud computing and operations. He joined VoiceBase in 2014 with his vision for a highly robust, scalable speech analytics API platform that was built to handle 1 billion minutes per month. Jeff leads a talented, multinational engineering team and is building a DevOps organization with service clusters running in Amazon EC2 and our own private Eucalyptus cloud.

Spencer Lord, CTO & CO-FOUNDER


Spencer was employee number one at VoiceBase in 2010. He was responsible for architecting and building VoiceBase’s first API instance, which is still being used today on the web application. With 20+ years of design and development experience, Spencer is an expert in speech products built on open source technology.

Steve Bach, CFO


Steve joined the team in 2015, he helps drive the company into the black with his expertise in the fast-growing start-up world.

Our Values


Constantly innovate. There is always more to be imagined.


Be Driven. If you see a problem, work on a solution.


Have great passion. We love what we do. You should too.


Be Flexible. Things change, so change with them.


Work together. We all play a crucial role in success.

Work With Us

VoiceBase is an industry leader in speech recognition, speech analytics and predictive analytics technologies. We are currently looking for new hires who are interested in becoming a part of a bold, disruptive company.