Versant expertise

Jared Bernstein, Ordinate Founder

Jared is a recognized leader in the field of spoken language testing. He has a PhD in Psycholinguistics and an MA in Linguistics.

He founded Ordinate with Dr. Brent Townshend in 1996 and developed the patented Versant testing system.

Jared has led commercial system developments in both text-to-speech synthesis and speech recognition. He has extensive experience in speech processing and voice interactive system design at SRI International, MIT and Telesensory Systems, as well as editorial positions in linguistics and speech processing.

He is a Consulting Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University and has taught English and linguistics in the Middle East and South America.

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