Glen Shires is a Principal Engineer and Chief Architect of Speech Technologies in PC Client Group. He specializes in the integration of internet, speech-recognition, video and voice-communications. Glen brings a system-wide approach to architecting platforms with extensive development experience at many levels: from hardware design, device drivers and web services to application logic and user interface. He’s provided strategic leadership, architecture and development for several products at Intel including Intel® Remote Wake Technology and the Intel® Converged Communications Platform. Prior to Intel, he led development teams for voice and speech products at General Magic and Picazo Communications.Glen received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he developed a speech-recognition engine for his Master’s Thesis. He was chairman of the SALT Forum and co-authored the “Speech Application Language Tags” specification, and has contributed to ATIS and W3C VoiceXML and Multimodal Interaction standards. He has been granted six patents including “Distributed Voice User Interface”.