Ahmed Bouzid, the Founder and CEO of Witlingo Talks Microcasting and Minting Audio NFTs

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The Intuitive Edge Podcast –  Host Victoria lynn Weston talks with Ahmed Bouzid, the CEO of Witlingo, an entrepuenar who’s passionate about building audio and conversational AI products to make it easy for brands to implement into their marketing to further engage their audience.  Ahmed talks about the importance and benefits of Microcasting and the exciting new opportunity – that anyone – can mint audio NFTs. Episode #166. (48:26)

Ahmed Bouzid Podcast Show Highlights:

  • How the name Witlingo was born?
  • What is VOICE SEARCH?
  • Why should companies and professionals care about Voice Search?
  • What is Mircrocasting?
  • the Power of Audio:  Minting Audio NFTs
  • What is “Ahmed Talking?”
  • Why companies should have a marketing strategy for audio.
  • What is the one thing we’ll find in Ahmed’s refrigerator at all times?


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Ahmed Bouzid is the CEO at Witlingo, a Washington DC based company focused on building products and tool that enables organizations to deliver Ubiquitous Voice conversations on platforms such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home.

Previously, Ahmed was Head of Product with Amazon.com’s Alexa/Echo group, and earlierVP of Strategy & Innovation at Genesys.Ahmed has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Speech Automation and Natural Language Processing and has written extensively on Voice Automation and Voice User Interface design. He is the recent author of “Don’t Make Me Tap: A Common Sense Approach to Voice Usability” and co-author of “The Elements of VUI Style.” Ahmed is a co-inventor on several patents, awarded and pending, relating to Natural Language Processing, Speech Automation,

You can listen to Ahmed on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable Ahmed Talking”. 

This skill is the Voice First Avatar of Ahmed Bouzid, ask him questions like: What are your hobbies? What books do you read? What do you do for a living? Where did you go to school? Where did you grow up? What companies did you work at? and you will hear him give you answer in his own voice.

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WITLINGOWitlingo, Inc., was launched in February 2016 by Ahmed Bouzid, former Product Head at Amazon Alexa and former VP of Product of Angel.com. Witlingo became an official preferred partner of Google Assistant on December 8, 2016  and of Amazon Alexa on February 2, 2017.

In May 2017, with the launch of The Motley Fool on Microsoft Cortana, Witlingo was one of the first voice recognition providers to launch a brand company on all three platforms: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana.

On July 11, 2017, Witlingo launched an service that enables companies and organizations to voice enable their Facebook pages.

On August 8, 2017, the company launched its Voice First Portal offering for all three platforms.  In the December 2018, Wilingo launched Castlingo, its Microcasting service, then in 2019 its Witlingo Communities product. Currently, Witlingo is enabling users to mint Audio NFTs directly from its platform.

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About Studio Carlton:  Victoria lynn Weston, Founder & CEO

Studio Carlton is a group of visionaries, experienced voice designers and Amazon Alexa Skill developers. The Studio Carlton Team is passionate about creating compelling, conversational Amazon Alexa Skills that include engaging visual presentations & streaming video/audio for companies and professionals to engage and expand their audience on the innovative Amazon voice platform.

Studio Carlton is focused on producing high-quality Alexa Skills from concept to delivery.

Today Amazon Alexa Skills are an essential business tool that provides companies and professional with an opportunity to rise above all the noise of the digital world and engage audiences in a rich, interactive platform. To be competitive in business twenty years ago, you needed a website. Today, you need to have a VOICE platform with Amazon Alexa to reach over  Skill!

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About Victoria lynn Weston

Victoria lynn Weston has worked as a professional intuitive consultant for over 20 years. She has created smartphone apps and voice-activated, data-driven content for Amazon Echo devices – Alexa Skills for AYRIAL feng shuiAYRIAL Positive Living and ARE YOU PSYCHIC? 

In addition, she is a producer/director of PBS documentaries including America’s Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Victoria has been a featured guest on dozens of radio, television shows and print media including; the Atlanta PARADE magazine, The Atlanta Business Journal, ABC Nightline, ABC Talk Radio; CNBC; BUSINESS WEEK Online; INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE, WIRED NEWS and THE NEW YORK TIMES.

In addition to being a sought after intuitive business consultant, Victoria is also the President and Founder of AYRIAL.com, a body, mind and spirit association featuring vetted lifestyle consultants and StudioCarlton.com, producers and developers of custom Amazon Alexa Skills/apps.

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