Cambridge, MA: Voice commerce startup, AVOX.io, has added former Director of Product Management at Audible.com, Todd Chapin to its executive team. Mr. Chapin is an industry veteran with over 14 years of experience designing enterprise voice applications. Prior to Audible.com, Mr. Chapin was Principal Voice UX Designer at Nuance Technologies (NASDAQ: NUAN) and Global Product & UX Director at Zipcar.
Mr. Chapin joins AVOX.io cofounders Kevin Bedell and Kyle Kilcoyne. Kevin has 20+ years of engineering and management experience, recently leading an Amazon Alexa engineering team in Cambridge, MA. Kevin was Director of Architecture at Zipcar and an early employee at Zendesk. Kyle Kilcoyne is an early-stage technology operator who led marketing at Confirm.io from the time of the company’s founding until its recent acquisition by Facebook. Mr. Kilcoyne was VP Marketing at Advanced ID Detection (acquired) and CEO of viaNetwork at PayPal’s Boston accelerator.
The company has announced a product roadmap that includes the rollout of a voice-based sales and support suite for eCommerce shops.