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    Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN)

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    Nuance Communications, Inc.
    1 Wayside Road
    Burlington, MA 01803
    United States - Map
    Phone: 781-565-5000
    Fax: 781-565-5001
    Website: http://www.nuance.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Technology
    Industry:Application Software
    Full Time Employees:14,000

    Business Summary 

    Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It offers hosted and on-premise solutions and services that provide platforms to generate and distribute clinical documentation through the use of dictation and transcription features; clinical documentation improvement programs; and speech recognition solutions for radiology, cardiology, pathology, and related specialties enabling healthcare providers to dictate, edit, and sign reports without manual transcription. The company also offers mobile and consumer solutions comprising voice control and text-to-speech solutions; dictation applications; text input; mobile messaging services; and Web search and voicemail-to-text services for use in phones, cars, tablets, desktop and portable computers, televisions, smart watches, personal navigation devices, and other consumer electronics. In addition, it provides customer service business intelligence and authentication solutions that utilize technologies, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialog management, text-to-speech, voice biometrics, and virtual assistants and analytics for the telecommunications, financial services, travel, entertainment, and government sectors to support, understand, and communicate with customers. Further, the company offers document imaging, print management, and PDF solutions to printer manufacturers, home offices, small businesses, and enterprise customers; and software development toolkits to independent software vendors, as well as licenses its software to printer manufacturers. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its products through direct sales force and a network of resellers, and its e-commerce Website. The company was formerly known as ScanSoft, Inc. and changed its name to Nuance Communications, Inc. in October 2005. Nuance Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Nuance Communications, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 9.
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     PayExercised
    Mr. Paul A. Ricci , 58
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    1.33M12.90M
    Mr. Thomas L. Beaudoin , 61
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    576.00K0.00
    Mr. Adam Bruce Bowden , 45
    Exec. VP of Corp. Strategy, Devel. and Legal
    529.00K0.00
    Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta , 43
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP of Fin. and Corp. Controller
    N/AN/A
    Mr. Vlad Sejnoha ,
    Chief Technology Officer
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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