Matt Swanson is the founder and CEO of Augment, a customer experience-driven artificial intelligence platform, and is responsible for driving the strategic direction and vision of the company. He also serves as the managing partner of Silicon Valley Software Group in which he advises a number of enterprises on their technology strategy. Prior to founding Augment, he co-founded Google Ventures-backed SpeakerText in 2010 and served as its CTO before the company was acquired by CloudFactory in 2012. Matt received his M.S. in Computer Science and Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. As a researcher, he worked with computer vision and machine learning systems to support one of the first industrialized self-driving agriculture vehicles.