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Nuance Communications, Inc.

1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
United States
781-565-5000
http://www.nuance.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryApplication Software
Full Time Employees13,200

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Paul A. RicciChairman & CEO2.25M8.22M61
Mr. Daniel D. TempestaExec. VP & CFO707.97kN/A47
Mr. Adam Bruce BowdenExec. VP of Corp. Strategy & Devel.715.49kN/A48
Mr. Robert C. SchasslerExec. VP & GM of Mobile Division705.42kN/A53
Mr. Vlad SejnohaChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare, Mobile, Enterprise, and Imaging. The Healthcare segment offers transcription solutions, which enables physicians to streamline clinical documentation with medical transcription platform; Dragon Medical, a dictation software that empowers physicians to accurately capture and document patient care in real-time on various devices; clinical document improvement and coding solutions to ensure patient health information is accurately documented, coded, and evaluated; and diagnostic solutions that allows radiologists to document, collaborate, and share medical images and reports. It also provides Dragon professional and personal productivity solutions to business users and consumers. The Mobile segment provides a portfolio of virtual assistants and connected services built on voice recognition, text-to-speech, natural language understanding, dialog, and text input technologies to automotive manufacturers, device makers, and mobile operators. The Enterprise segment offers OnPremise solutions and services, an automated customer service solution comprising speech recognition, voice biometrics, transcription, text-to-speech, and dialog and analytics products; and OnDemand multichannel cloud, a platform that offers enterprises the ability to implement automatic customer service. The Imaging segment provides MFP Scan automation solutions to offer scanning and document management solutions; MFP Print automation solutions to deliver printing and document management solutions; and PDF and OCR software, a technology that enables the capture, creation, and management of document workflows. 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.

Corporate Governance

Nuance Communications, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.