McLean, VA, USA, March 4, 2019 -- AppTek, a provider in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Automatic Speech Recognition, and Machine Translation, announced Brian Keane as its new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy. In this role, Mr. Keane is responsible for structuring strategic transactions for AppTek, including partnerships, joint ventures, and acquisitions.
Mr. Keane has more than 30 years of experience structuring strategic transactions as both an investment banker and senior technology executive. He was a managing director at Salomon Smith Barney, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley, and founded two independent boutique investment banks. As the EVP of Corporate Development and Strategy for Aether Systems, he negotiated and consummated more than a dozen acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships. He has an AB degree in Mathematics and History from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
"We are excited to have Brian join the AppTek team. He brings a wealth of experience in business, technology and corporate strategy to AppTek and will help us generate value for our shareholders" said Mudar Yaghi, CEO of AppTek.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
As a pioneer in automatic speech recognition, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, AppTek partners with its customers to provide solutions focused on closed captioning and subtitling, call center content discovery and mobile intelligent voice agents. In today's hyper-connected and data-rich marketplace, enterprises are seeking to drive revenue, save costs, and increase productivity.
Published: Wednesday, March 6, 2019