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Richard Wang, Research & Development

Richard has dual Master degrees in Computer Science and Business from University of Illinois (Urbana Champaign/Chicago) and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Fudan University (Shanghai, China).

He has rich experience and deep understanding in acoustic modeling, automatic speech recognition, natural language processing, machine learning and algorithms.

Richard is actively involved in advancing the state of automatic speech recognition and is part of new test development, validation, research and implementation of new traits.

Prior to joining Pearson, Richard held roles as a software development manager for consumer electronics at Sony, and a lead software manager for mobile phone design at Alcatel-Bell.

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