Host Sofia Altuna and Voice AI Experts Jolene Amit, Danny Bernstein, Manuel Bronstein, Dave Isbitski and Bret Kinsella Featured in First-Ever "VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant"

Livestream Event Premieres on April 28 at 2pm ET/11am PT on YouTube Live, Facebook Live & on the VOICE Talks website VoiceTalks.AI

VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant, a production partnership between Modev Productions and Google, announced the lineup of voice technology innovators, experts and influencers from Amazon, Google,, and featured in the premiere livestream episode, which airs April 28 at 2pm ET/11am PT. The guiding theme for this first episode is "Voice Technology for a New Era." ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ 

Register for the show HERE


Hosted by Sofia Altuna, Google Assistant, each exciting and interactive program showcases a selection of industry leaders who are shaping the Voice AI ecosystem. They will share their insights on the latest trends and technological advancements in voice tech and how voice is helping consumers and businesses get things done like never before.

Voice experts include:

  • Manuel Bronstein, VP Product, Google Assistant
  • Danny Bernstein, Managing Director, Global Product Partnerships, Google Assistant
  • Dave Isbitski, Chief Evangelist of Alexa, Amazon Alexa
  • Bret Kinsella Founder, CEO, and Researcher,
  • Jolene Amit, VP of Marketing,

Each episode will feature dynamic clips that show how people are using Google Assistant in this new era and viewers will be inspired and learn how Google Assistant can support them in their daily lives. In addition, viewers will have the opportunity to connect with experts and the global Voice community providing networking and idea-sharing. From the comfort of their own homes and devices, using the hashtag, #AskSofia, viewers can participate in the action via live polls, Q&As with the host, Sofia Altuna and featured guests, and enter contests to win VOICE Talks giveaways, including Google Assistant-enabled devices. To learn more about and register for VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant, please go to voice

Google Assistant, which first made its debut May 2016, is an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant developed by Google available across mobile and smart home devices, as well as cars. Users can have a natural conversation with Google Assistant to get things done, like play music, turn on the lights or start a favorite TV show. In 2020, Google Assistant is already available on more than 1 billion devices in more than 90 countries, and used by more than 500 million users monthly.

Modev Productions was created to meet the increasing demand for dynamic and well-produced digital content. Erickson created a team of leaders in their respective fields in order to bring the highest-quality production expertise, creative minds and operational skill to long-form and short-form content that complements the incredible existing team of experts in all facets of live event production.

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About VOICE Summit 2020

VOICE is a multi-day summit at the forefront of natural language processing, sponsored by Amazon Alexa and hosted by Modev. The 2020 Summit will be held in Washington, DC on October 5-8, 2020, and serve as a gathering place for more than 5000 developers, designers, C-level executives, leading brands and agencies who are reimagining how we interact with technology through voice. The program will consist of keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops and an Awards dinner recognizing the best in voice applications across 12 different categories.

About Modev:
Modev was founded by Pete Erickson in 2008 on the simple belief that human connection is vital in the era of digital transformation. Today, Modev leverages exponential technologies and methods to build communities at scale, manage transformation strategies and produce market/leading events such as VOICE Summit, sponsored by Amazon Alexa, and Spinnaker Summit, sponsored by Netflix. Modev also curates specialty communities such as Voicehacks, and Security by Design. Modev staff, better known as "Modevators," include more than 45 community building and transformation experts from around the world.


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