Emerson Sklar

Tech Evangelist and Solution Architect

Emerson Sklar is a former Applause employee. During his time at Applause, Emerson worked as a Senior Solution Architect. He helped to found and launch Applause voice solutions and would become Applause Director of Voice Solutions. Emerson Sklar is currently employed as Chief Evangelist for Bespoken.

Over the years Emerson has contributed his expertise in automation and voice technology to numerous publications. Examples include “Creating Superior Customer Experiences - The Challenge for Connected Cars” published by Automotive World and “The Future of Healthcare? Voice.” which was published by Health IT Outcomes. Emerson was a keynote speaker in 2018 at VOICE Summit, as well as a contributing speaker at Voice.Health 2018.

In his free time, Emerson is an active volunteer member of the Boy Scouts of America and serves as a Youth Camp Counselor. In addition to his volunteerism, Emerson enjoys cooking overly elaborate meals through science and adventure cycling when he is not working.

See What Emerson Sklar Has Written:

Why Machine Learning Projects Fail

Read this article to learn the 5 key reasons why machine learning projects fail and how businesses can build successful AI experiences.

Pulsing Perceptions and Use of AI Voice Apps

Applause surveyed its global testing community on expectations for voice and AI technologies

How Voice Can Elevate Your Omnichannel Experience

Voice presents yet another engagement opportunity along the customer journey. See how you can make it count.

What Voice Search Means to the Future of Retail

SEO still reigns supreme, but voice adds a complex new wrinkle to the search landscape.

Voice Stakes Claim as First-Class Citizen

While voice is still a developing medium, it has cemented its place in the future of digital.

How Multimodal Can Jumpstart Voice in Retail

While there are several barriers impacting the adoption of voice shopping, the most immediate and impactful is the integration of a screen into the experience.

5 Lessons Learned from VoiceTalk: The State of Voice for Enterprises

Best practices from Google, Mercedes-Benz, and Voicebot.ai.

Multimodal Will Change How We View Voice

The combination of visual and auditory cues will enhance brand and consumer interactions.