Vijay Ramakrishnan

Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Collaboration Technology Group

Vijay Ramakrishnan is a Machine Learning engineer in the Accompany team, where he builds Conversational AI applications for Cisco’s Collaboration products like WebEx Assistant. He also leads the MindMeld AI platform, the open-source toolkit used to develop deep-domain conversational applications. He is also a fellow at the Cisco’s AI/ML Center of Excellence (https://www.cisco-ai.com/).

He is passionate about Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval and Deep Learning research. I

n his free time, he likes to back country hike along the pacific coastline.


September 7, 2021


Using a Grapheme to Phoneme Model in Cisco’s Webex Assistant

4 min read

Learn how to build voice assistants that augment Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems by generating pronunciations (phonemes) for words based on their written form (graphemes).