Voicesense Leadership Team
We’ve put together a team of experts in highly specialized fields, all with the same goal: to develop the best, easiest-to-use predictive analytic products that help you make smarter decisions – based on voice
Hafeez Ahmed Jacobson Co-CEO
Hafeez has, for over two decades, managed complex companies and investments across the Globe, living and working in North America, Europe, Asia, South East Asia, and now the Middle East. Combining a career in global investment banking, private equity, and operational management of companies, which included development through exits, has given Hafeez a unique perspective of financial and operational risk – and – what it takes to minimize both. Hafeez now helps to lead Voicesense, looking to provide an environment to harvest success for both its investors and the hard working Voicesense teams and partners.
Sam Blanga Co-CEO
Sam has over 20 years of entrepreneurship and business experience with unique technology knowledge as subject matter expert. Sam helps data-driven companies to find and use their data value to innovate, intelligently, and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. Given his successful investments in a range of world-class companies, including many notable exits in the global Hi-Tech ecosystem, Sam has built long-term relationships and partnerships, cultivating risk reduction in start-ups. Sam now uses his vast network of trusted investors and partners to lead Voicesense as a technology disrupter, not just for the present, but into the future.
Yoav Degani Founder, Chief Research & Data Officer
Yoav has a professional analytics background from elite Israeli intelligence units and defense industry, as well as private clinical psychology. Combining his expertise in both, Yoav formed the beginnings of what Voicesense is today. Yoav continues to drive the voice prosody research at Voicesense, working with the data science and signal processing teams to apply the core technology for optimal results across targeted client use cases.
Jarek Wypychowski CTO
Jarek has over 20 years of experience in designing, building and delivering complex IT systems as system architect and technical leader in highly innovative projects across diverse markets -- including telecomunication, retail and finance. Jarek led technical operations for projects of vast scale difference -- from 5 to over 100 people at a time. After thorough interdysciplinary studies, he holds M.Sc. of one of the top Computer Science departments globally. At Voicesense Jarek leads all technical operations and assures smooth delivery of the new products.
Dr. John Lawrence, M.D. Head of Voicesense Health and Executive Director of Voicesense America
John has over twenty years of experience operating medical clinics and researching and promoting advanced technologies for the treatment and care of patients. Along with his clinical background, John has been a driving force for crafting growth in novel and cutting-edge, and disruptive technologies in health and wellness. He provides a deep-rooted philosophy in the truth of data and facts related to predicting outcomes, rather than sentiment-based strategies. John brings a creative mindset that allows him to apply complex scientific principles into easy to use applications. His care and compassion compel this new venture to offer easy, affordable health and wellness monitoring to people worldwide.
Omri Burstein Senior Account Executive
Omri, leads the Account Executive function within Voicesense Business product line. As a chemical engineer by background, Omri has knowledge, and deep understanding, of complex multi-part systems. Using his interdisciplinary analytical skills, entrepreneurship experience, and technological knowledge, Omri helps navigate voicesense in the AI & ML voice tech field to further develop and increase Voicesense’s market presence.
Konrad Wawruch Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships and Product Innovation
Konrad has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in creating competitive advantage using technology. Understanding both worlds -- business and technology+science, Konrad built and scaled tech teams who delivered AI and cloud-based innovation globally for, among others, finance, retail and industry, concluding with exits. As VC investor and partner in Europe, Asia and America, Konrad gained experience how to accelerate growth with proper funding and partnerships. At Voicesense, Konrad helps to expand into the new areas through new products and strategic partnerships.