Intelligent Voice Announces Leadership Transition: Nigel Cannings Appointed CEO, Ben Shellie Takes Helm as Chairman

London, 2nd Feb 2024 – Intelligent Voice, a leading player in the voice technology and analytics industry, is happy to announce a strategic leadership transition. Nigel Cannings, formerly CTO,  has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Ben Shellie, who will assume the role of Chairman. This transition reflects the company’s commitment to continued growth, innovation, and global leadership in the dynamic field of voice technology.

Nigel Cannings, has been the driving force behind the market-leading innovations that has made Intelligent Voice so successful. As the newly appointed CEO, Nigel will lead Intelligent Voice through its next phase of expansion, building on the foundation laid by Ben Shellie during his tenure.

“I am delighted to take on the role of CEO at Intelligent Voice during such an exciting time in the industry. We are at the forefront of transformative technologies, and I am eager to work with our talented team to drive innovation, enhance customer value, and accelerate our growth,” said Nigel Cannings.

Ben Shellie will step into the role of Chairman, where he will continue to contribute his strategic insights and industry knowledge to guide the company’s overall direction. Under his leadership, Intelligent Voice has achieved significant milestones and established itself as a key player in the voice technology landscape.

“It has been an incredible journey leading Intelligent Voice, and I am thrilled to pass the baton to Nigel. His vision, leadership, and deep industry expertise make him the perfect choice to lead the company into the future,” said Ben Shellie.

The leadership transition comes as Intelligent Voice remains committed to advancing voice and AI technology solutions that empower businesses, government agencies, banks, and organisations across numerous sectors. With years of experience in Generative AI technology, Intelligent Voice is well placed to expand its secure, trusted platform in the regulated communications marketplace, at a time when business leaders are looking for security and certainty from modern AI.

“We extend our sincere gratitude to Ben Shellie for his outstanding leadership and contributions as CEO. I am looking forward to building on this success, driving Intelligent Voice to new heights and shaping the future of voice technology,” remarked Nigel Cannings.

About Intelligent Voice:

Intelligent Voice Limited provides secure speech and AI solutions to regulated and privacy-sensitive industries. Pioneers in GPU-processing of speech, Intelligent Voice (“IV”) takes audio, video and text in 30 languages and dialects and rapidly transforms it using transcription, AI and identification techniques into a structured, normalized format capable of further processing and indexing. IV’s LexiQal module adds in state-of-the-art AI and NLP techniques to define deeper insights, surfacing sentiment, deception and other key markers to help with sales enablement, fraud and other behavioural use cases. For more information visit

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