Prior to joining Qualifacts+Credible in December 2020, Paul Ricci was the chairman and CEO of Nuance Communications. While at Nuance, Ricci transformed the company from a small imaging software publisher into a $2 billion leading provider of conversational speech and AI solutions, with 14,000 employees worldwide. During his tenure, the company successfully developed a pioneering healthcare technology business, became a leading global provider of customer self-service solutions, and built one of the world’s largest independent automotive software businesses, now Cerence (NASDAQ:CRNC).
Prior to joining Nuance in 2000, Ricci spent more than a decade at Xerox Corporation, where he served as a division president. Paul holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Stanford University. He serves as an industry advisor to Warburg Pincus and as an advisory partner to Lightspeed Venture Partners. He is a member of the board of directors of Personalis (NASDAQ:PSNL); Volans-I; and Intelligent Medical Objects. He is also on the board of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford and on the innovation board of Partners Healthcare in Boston.