Nikko Strom is a technologist and scientist with a deep background in AI and speech technology. He is a Distinguished Scientist / VP and founding member of the team that built Amazon Echo and Alexa. Nikko has 30+ years of experience in AI and Automatic Speech Recognition from a few of the most prominent research laboratories and companies in the world, and has published extensively at international conferences, journals, patents, and books.
Distinguished Scientist / VP
Alexa AI, Amazon.com
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Publications in top tier conferences, books and journals from KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), MIT, and Amazon. 1000's of citations.Google Scholar public profile
30+ issued patents in the field of AI and speech technology from his tenures at Tellme Networks, Microsoft and Amazon.USPTO database search
The NICO toolkit. As part of his thesis work, Nikko Strom developed the world's first continuous speech recognizer for the Swedish language. He also published Open Source Artificial Neural Network software (The NICO Toolkit), which has been downloaded by thousands of researchers worldwide.nico.nikkostrom.com
Quite BASIC. As a hobby, he also developed and published Quite BASIC, a website, educational resource, and application development tool for classic BASIC.quitebasic.com