Who We Are

VoiceBase is defining the future of deep learning and communications by providing unparalleled access to spoken information for businesses to make better decisions. Our flexible APIs allow developers and enterprises to build scalable solutions by embedding speech-to-text, speech analytics, and predictive analytics capabilities into any big voice application.

Our Leadership

Walter Bachtiger


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


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.

Jeff Shukis


Previously Jeff served as VP Development for Oracle, Bridgestream, and Promtpu and has proven skills in software development, cloud computing, security 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


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


Steve started his career chasing Russian Nuclear Submarines as a Navy Pilot. Switching to finance, he became CFO at Successfactors and other startups before joining the executive team at VoiceBase in 2015.

Our Accomplishments

Our Locations

San Francisco California
Campbell California

San Francisco
California, USA

California, USA

United Kingdom

New Delhi