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why go beyond the verbal?

Beyond Verbal wins TheOneToWatch award from Exponential Medicine
EMOTIONS DRIVE EVERYTHING WE DO, YET VOICE-DRIVEN EMOTIONS ANALYTICS REMAINS THE MOST IMPORTANT, UNEXPLORED INTERFACE TODAY. BEYOND VERBAL IS COMMITTED TO CHANGING THAT.
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valence

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A variable ranging from negativity to positivity. When listening to a person talk, it is possible to understand how “positive” or “negative” they feel about the subject, object or event under discussion.

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arousal

A variable that ranges from tranquility or boredom to alertness and excitement. It corresponds to similar concepts such as level of activation and stimulation.

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temper

An emotional measure that covers a speaker’s entire mood range. Low temper describes depressive and gloomy moods. Medium temper describes friendly, warm and embracive moods. High temper values describe confrontational, domineering and aggressive moods.

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mood groups

A key indicator of a speaker’s emotional state during the analyzed voice section. The API produces a total of 11 mood groups ranging from anger, loneliness and self-control to happiness and excitement.

combined emotions

a combination of various basic emotions, as expressed by the users voice during an analyzed voice section.

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The science that’s got everyone talking - Literally

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IT IS THIS APPROACH THAT CAN MAKE WEARABLES INVALUABLE AS WE STRIVE TO ALLEVIATE SERIOUS CONDITIONS AND PROBLEMS FAST COMPANY (February 23, 2015)
It's how you say it - the science of emotions Beyond Verbal at TedX Frankfurt June 2015
To some, it's a frightening prospect. To others, a moment of truth CNN (December 19, 2013)
the companies reach into artificial intelligence and emotions analytics, a new way to decode and measure human moods, attitudes, and decision-making processes Venture Beat (July 23, 2013)
Beyond Verbal... will generate the next wave of hyped expectations, right after natural language recognition, which is expected to peak in 2014 and 2015 Gartner (April 22, 2014)
Beyond Verbal is rolling out an app promising something Siri can't yet deliver: a readout on how you're feeling Wall Street Journal (March 10, 2014)
It sounds like a science-fiction movie, and in some ways it is.. it's inching closer to reality.. The possibilities seem to spiral without limit New York Times (June 1, 2013)
a new breed of devices capable of detecting not only what we say, but also how we say it... Beyond Verbal's New App Tells You How Cheating Politicians Really Feel Huffington Post (June 4, 2013)
If Siri understands not just what I say, but how I feel, it will come back with an answer that matches my mood Bloomberg BusinessWeek (August 25, 2013)
Happy? Sad? A startup called Beyond Verbal has developed technology that can understand how you're feeling just by listening to your voice. MIT Technology (June 3, 2013)
Innovative Marketing Solution That Can Help Your Business Grow Forbes (August 28, 2013)
the sky is the limit... these software-based services will become ever more human-like over time TechCrunch (May 8, 2013)

awards

gartner named beyond verbal 2014 “cool vendor”

Structure launchpad 2014 finalist
selected from dozen of worldwide entries, beyond
verbal was among the seven finalist of gigaom’s
seventh annual structure event.

beyond verbal’s app ‘moodies’ was selected as a
winner: netexplo 2014 top 100 outstanding
innovations

best iphone app of 2014: moodies
moodies analyzes your voice and tells you
how you are feeling. moodies is free!

Beyond Verbal wins
TheOneToWatch award
from Exponential Medicine

meet a handful of our team

Yuval Mor

Board member and CEO

    Yuval Mor

    Board member and CEO

    Yuval has 25 years of experience as a senior leader in early stage high-tech companies, leading four of them to successful exits. When not building companies, Yuval is also a member of the TheHive steering committee, a nonprofit accelerator helping immigrants start new companies in Israel; is a keen traveler and an avid snowboarding, scuba diving and sailing enthusiast.

      Pavel Smirnov

      VP of R&D

        Pavel Smirnov

        VP of R&D

        A technologist and executive R&D manager with over 15 years of experience in the high-tech industry. He holds a B.S.c. in computer science and statistics from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

          Dr. Yoram Levanon

          Chief Science Officer

            Dr. Yoram Levanon

            Chief Science Officer

            The brain behind Beyond Verbal’s technology, Yoram has 45 years of experience in research, management and entrepreneurial experience, 20 of them spent studying the physics behind emotions and intonations. When not dealing with Beyond Verbal’s emotional wirings, Yoram writes short poems about emotions and is a keen theater lover and trivia master.

              Yoav Hoshen

              Board member and EVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

                Yoav Hoshen

                Board member and EVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

                Yoav is a serial entrepreneur and a hi-tech business development professional with over 18 years of diverse international experience in building and accelerating disruptive start-up businesses from conceptual stage to profitability. In his little spare time, Yoav leads a local rock band, practices Kundalini Yoga and enjoys jazz, music, travel and taking Instagram photos of food!

                  Noa Silberklang

                  Head of mHealth Operations

                    Noa Silberklang

                    Head of mHealth Operations

                    Noa Silberklang, with an MBA (Insead) and BSc in Biomedical Engineering (Technion), has over 10 years of experience in research, project and product management in the medical device and digital health industry. Prior to joining Beyond Verbal she worked for Novatrans in product strategy, for GE healthcare in global marketing and for InSightec in R&D and product management..

                      Daniel Gershuni

                      VP Products

                        Daniel Gershuni

                        VP Products

                        Daniel is a serial entrepreneur & Product Manager with 10+ years of start-up managerial experience. A native of San Diego, he has a BSc in IT (NYU) & an MSc in Human Factors & Human Computer Interaction (Ben Gurion U). Prior to joining Beyond Verbal, he was Co-founder & CPO of a VC-backed startup. Daniel enjoys spending time with his 3 kids at the beach.

                          Bianca Meger

                          Director of Marketing

                            Bianca Meger

                            Director of Marketing

                            Born and raised on a farm in beautiful Namibia, Bianca brings more than 14 years of business development and marketing at tech startups & established mid-sized businesses across industry verticals and on different continents. With a BA in Marketing, Bianca has always been an advocate for neuromarketing, a strategy which has won her more than nine distinct marketing awards. Appreciated for her keen eye for detail, Bianca drives the focused execution of Beyond Verbal’s marketing operations and manages all of their strategic accounts. When Bianca is not running around with her to-do list she is also a doting mommy to two adorable girls, an avid nature lover and a surfer!

                              Yotam Luz,PhD

                              Algorithm Research Leader

                                Yotam Luz,PhD

                                Algorithm Research Leader

                                Leading the Beyond Verbal Algorithms research team, Yotam has more than 20 years of startup experience. Previously serving as CTO in TripCart and R&D Manager in DigiSpeech. Driven by his passion to understand the way the human brain functions, Yotam went back to the academy, writing his PhD in Computational Neuroscience. When not busy developing new algorithms, he loves to grow tomatoes and basil in his garden.

                                  Zohar Ben-Har

                                    Zohar Ben-Har

                                    The strong yet silent power behind Beyond Verbal’s unique Emotions Tagging team, Zohar joined Beyond Verbal after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in psychology summa cum laude, from IDC. When not analyzing emotions from speech, Zohar enjoys analyzing emotions from facial expressions, writing and reading poetry, discovering new alternative music… and photography (some of Zohar’s photos are featured on this website).

                                      Daniella Perry Ziv, PhD

                                      mHealth Research Manager

                                        Daniella Perry Ziv, PhD

                                        mHealth Research Manager

                                        As our mHealth Research Manager, she is a clinical Neuropsychologist with PhD in neuroscience (University of Haifa). Her thesis focused on imaging the neural mechanisms underlying empathy using functional MRI. Prior to joining Beyond Verbal she was the head of the clinical unit in the Functional Brain Center in Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical center.

                                          Alon Goldstein

                                          Senior Researcher

                                            Alon Goldstein

                                            Senior Researcher

                                            Alon is a PhD student, with a background in cognitive psychology and economics. His holy grail is understanding the role of consciousness in decision making and the limitations it imposes on rational behavior and high cognitive functioning. His first steps in this journey involve talking with participants without them using their cognition and researching what one can hear, read and say, without consciousness getting in the way.

                                              Barak Ben Dayan

                                              Data Scientist

                                                Barak Ben Dayan

                                                Data Scientist

                                                Barak’s passion for acoustics resonates well with his focus on signal processing and voice acoustics. An algorithms developer with a rich background in programming and electrical engineering, Barak is a part of Beyond Verbal’s core algorithms team. In his free time Barak is a hobbyist musician and enjoys cooking healthy food.

                                                  Board

                                                  Yuval Rabin

                                                  CHAIRMAN

                                                    Yuval Rabin

                                                    CHAIRMAN

                                                    Yuval has over 30 years of experience in software industries, serving in various roles in large scale project management, sales and marketing. Espousing a truly global vision, Yuval has led initiatives for companies, utilities and governments all over the world, including large international companies (DEC), Israeli startups (Sapiens, ESim) , AARP, The Principal group, Visteon, Ericsson, Airbus Industries, Nokia, ARKLA (Arkansas Louisiana Gas), Samsung and the American Bureau of Shipping.

                                                      Barak Ben Eliezer

                                                      Board Member

                                                        Barak Ben Eliezer

                                                        Board Member

                                                        Barak Ben-Eliezer is co-founder and managing partner of WINNOVATION, a private equity fund, and has a long and unique leadership track record in Israel’s high-tech community. Barak is also a co-founder of the “President’s Program for Nurturing Israel’s Future Scientists and Inventors”, the “Einstein Network” – a global network for the future of mankind – and was a special advisor on strategy and technology to the Police Commissioner and to the National Security Council. Previously, Barak served as Vice President of XIV which was acquired by IBM.

                                                          Yuval Mor

                                                          Board member and CEO

                                                            Yuval Mor

                                                            Board member and CEO

                                                            Yuval has 25 years of experience as a senior leader in early stage high-tech companies, leading four of them to successful exits. When not building companies, Yuval is also a member of the TheHive steering committee, a nonprofit accelerator helping immigrants start new companies in Israel; is a keen traveler and an avid snowboarding, scuba diving and sailing enthusiast.

                                                              Yoav Hoshen

                                                              Board member and EVP Business Development

                                                                Yoav Hoshen

                                                                Board member and EVP Business Development

                                                                Yoav is a serial entrepreneur and a hi-tech business development professional with over 18 years of diverse international experience in building and accelerating disruptive start-up businesses from the conceptual stage to profitability. In his little spare time, Yoav leads a local rock band, practices Kundalini Yoga and enjoys jazz, music, travel and taking Instagram photos of food!

                                                                  Advisory Board

                                                                  Dr. Daniel Kraft

                                                                    Dr. Daniel Kraft

                                                                    A Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist with over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and innovation, Dr. Kraft chairs the Medicine Track for Singularity University and is Executive Director and curator for the Exponential Medicine, a program exploring convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare.

                                                                      Dr. Jerry Wind

                                                                        Dr. Jerry Wind

                                                                        Jerry (Yoram) Wind joined Wharton in 1967 with a doctorate from Stanford. He has edited top marketing journals, published over 250 articles and 20 books, and received the 4 major marketing awards: Buck Weaver, Charles Parlin, Converse, and AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator Award. He was one of the original Legends in Marketing, with an 8-volume anthology published by Sage in 2014. He has consulted with over 100 companies, sits on various advisory boards, and testifies in intellectual property and antitrust cases. In 2015, he will be inducted into the inaugural cohort of the AMA Fellows Program. His current research explores marketing-driven business strategy, the Network Challenge; reinventing advertising; creativity and innovation; and challenging our mental models.

                                                                          Jonathan Mathus

                                                                            Jonathan Mathus

                                                                            Jonathan Matus is CEO of Zendrive, a venture-backed startup focused on re-imagining transportation through mobile driver analytics. Previously, Jonathan was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Redpoint Ventures, a top Silicon Valley VC. Prior to Redpoint, Jonathan spent six years at Facebook and Google, focused on various mobile and speech recognition projects. At Google, Jonathan was one of the early members of the Android team, helping to drive its growth to the best-selling mobile platform. He graduated cum laude from Harvard University with an Honors thesis on Artificial Intelligence. Jonathan lives in San Francisco.

                                                                              Prof. Talma Hendler

                                                                                Prof. Talma Hendler

                                                                                Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Tel Aviv University and founder and director of the Tel Aviv Functional Brain Center at Tel Aviv Medical Center (Ichilov), Dr. Hendler is a world-renowned researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience focusing on emotional brain mechanisms and their pathological manifestations in humans. With more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters published and the winner of several large scale international competitive grants , Dr Hendler holds an impressive record of visiting lectures in international conferences and labs both in Israel and around the world.

                                                                                Further information: http://scienceofvirtues.org/arete/Hendler.aspx

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