MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Audience, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent voice and audio processors for the mobile marketplace, today announced that it has appointed Luan Wilfong as its new vice president of human resources (HR).
In her new role, Ms. Wilfong is responsible for designing and implementing HR strategies and programs that support the growth and development of the Audience team. She will oversee the organization's recruitment function, as well as staff development, training and employee programs.
"Luan's broad experience in building and managing successful HR organizations will be invaluable to Audience, as we develop the strength and scale of our global team," said Peter Santos, president and chief executive officer, Audience. "Luan's leadership will foster and reinforce the innovative culture that has been the force driving the company since our founding, and I am pleased to welcome her to our executive team."
As founder of her own full-service HR consulting firm, Ms. Wilfong has collaborated with Audience since 2008, helping the company lay the foundation of its HR organization. She also consulted with numerous other organizations across the technology, biotech, venture capital, government and non-profit fields, to grow their employee base and implement key HR functions and processes. Prior to running her own consulting practice, Ms. Wilfong was VP of HR at CopperCom, and held senior HR management roles at Gilead Sciences and Sony Electronics.
Audience is a global leader in the emerging field of advanced voice technology. Its family of earSmart™ intelligent voice processors models the processes of human hearing, to suppress background noise and enhance mobile call quality. Audience's award-winning technology fundamentally redefines the mobile voice experience, while improving performance for speech-based services, and enhancing audio quality for multimedia. Audience earSmart™ processors are featured in mobile devices from leading providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. The company is based in Mountain View, California. For more information, see www.audience.com.
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