Nuance’s Nina Wins Big at the Stevie® Awards
Nina Intelligent Virtual Assistant Honored in Three Categories for Sales & Customer Service
BURLINGTON, Mass., – February 27, 2014 – Nuance Communications, Inc., today announced that Nina, the intelligent virtual assistant that delivers personalized customer service, has received top honors in three categories at the eighth annual Stevie® Awards for its role in transforming the customer experience. Nuance was selected as a winner from more than 1,500 companies nominated.
Nina is an intelligent virtual assistant that delivers mobile and web customer service via a human-like conversational interface. Nuance’s Nina was hailed as a winner in three categories including: Silver for Customer Service Solutions Technology Partner of the Year; Bronze for Best Use of Technology in partnership with Coca-Cola’s Web virtual assistant, powered by Nina Web; and Silver for Innovation in Customer Service for the USAA mobile app, powered by Nina Mobile.
“We are honored that Nina has received such high accolades in multiple customer service categories at this year’s Stevie® Awards,” said Robert Weideman, executive vice president and general manager for the Nuance Enterprise Division. “Nina enables our partners to deliver an unsurpassed experience when it comes to exceeding customer expectations. These awards make it apparent that Nina serves as a key differentiator for enterprises, bringing a human-like experience to self-service while allowing customers to easily resolve questions and find information.”
More than 260 executives around the world participated in the judging process for the 2014 awards, to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.
“Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service awards have almost doubled over the past few years,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “Not only have we seen a dramatic increase in the number of entries; but the judges have also seen a remarkable rise in the quality of the nominations submitted overall. We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business Awards.
The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, February 21 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. More than 400 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales. For more information about Nina, go to www.nuance.com/go/nina.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
About Nuance Communications, Inc
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
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