Dr. Rebecca Jonsson
Head of Research at Artificial Solutions
Dr. Rebecca Jonsson, Head of Research at Artificial Solutions, is a computational linguist with over 15 years of commercial and academic experience in the area of conversational systems and natural language processing. Originally from Sweden, she started her career in Spain at Telefónica I+D in Madrid, as part of the Speech Technology Group, designing and developing novel speech applications. She received a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Gothenburg in 2010 where she has also been teaching Speech Technology. She has participated in several European-funded research projects focused on spoken dialogue systems. In 2007, she started collaborating with Artificial Solutions, a software company developing conversational systems, where she currently leads the Research and Innovation team. Her research interests include how to combine machine learning and knowledge-based techniques into hybrid approaches applicable in text mining or conversational systems. As a multi-lingual European she is also very interested in the multi-lingual aspect of NLP and a member of the META Technology Council.