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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN)

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Nuance Communications, Inc.
1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
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Phone: 781-565-5000
Fax: 781-565-5001

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Application Software
Full Time Employees:12,000

Business Summary 

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It provides hosted and on-premise solutions services and services that support the clinical documentation through platforms to generate and distribute 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; predictive text technologies; mobile messaging services; and dictation, Web search, and voicemail-to-text services for use in phones, cars, tablets, desktop and portable computers, personal navigation devices, and other consumer electronics. In addition, it provides customer service business intelligence and authentication solutions, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, 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 Aug 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 9.
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Mr. Paul A. Ricci , 58
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Thomas L. Beaudoin , 61
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Adam Bruce Bowden , 45
Exec. VP of Corp. Strategy and Devel.
Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta , 43
Chief Accounting Officer, VP of Fin. and Corp. Controller
Mr. Vlad Sejnoha ,
Chief Technology Officer
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.
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