May 13, 2022
Keyvan Mohajer is CEO of SoundHound (SOUN), the creator of both a beloved music recognition mobile app and one of the most successful custom voice assistant development platforms. The company recently went public and carries a market capitalization of over $1 billion. We talk about the volatility of the stock but the real focus is drilling down into the company's business model, the use cases, and what the market wants in voice assistant technology today.
Mohajer founded SoundHound in 2004 while studying for his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stanford. The company's voice assistant technology is used in solutions for companies ranging from Mercedes and Hyundai to Snap, Netflix, and White Castle. Its music recognition mobile app has been downloaded more than 300 million times.