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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN)

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Nuance Communications, Inc.

1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
United States
781 565 5000

Full Time Employees7,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Mark D. BenjaminCEO & Director2.03MN/A1971
Mr. Daniel D. TempestaExec. VP & CFO903.58kN/A1970
Mr. Joseph C. PetroExec. VP & CTO891.21kN/A1967
Mr. Robert WeidemanExec. VP & GM of Enterprise Division889.46kN/A1959
Mr. Robert DahdahExec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer1.19MN/A1968
Mr. Arthur G. GitermanSr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. ControllerN/AN/A1980
Mr. Mark SherwoodSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Tracy H. KrummeSr. VP of Investor RelationsN/AN/A1968
Ms. Wendy CassityExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec.N/AN/A1975
Mr. David H. GarfinkelSr. VP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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.


Nuance Communications, Inc. provides conversational and cognitive artificial intelligence (AI) innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. The company delivers solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people - amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and security. Its Healthcare segment provides clinical speech and clinical language understanding solutions that improve the clinical documentation process, from capturing the complete patient record to improving clinical documentation and quality measures for reimbursement. Its solutions include Dragon Medical One, cloud-based speech solution; computer-assisted physician documentation; diagnostic imaging solutions; Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, a voice-enabled solution; and clinical documentation improvement and coding. The company's Enterprise segment primarily engages in using speech, natural language understanding, and artificial intelligence to provide automated customer solutions and services for voice, mobile, Web, and messaging channels. Its solutions include intelligent engagement solutions; Conversational AI; Engagement AI; and Security AI. Its Other segment provides voicemail transcription services. The company serves organizations across healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, government, and retail. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its solutions and technologies directly through sales force, as well as through a network of resellers, including system integrators, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, distributors, hardware vendors, telecommunications carriers, and e-commerce Websites worldwide. 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 June 1, 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.