David Berger

Co-Founder and CEO
Volara

David Berger Co-Founder and CEO
David Berger is the Founder and CEO of Volara - the voice hub for the hospitality industry. Volara is building voice interfaces for leading hotel technologies, while providing hotels the software to manage conversations with their guests at scale. Volara is the Official and Exclusive Partner of Marriott for pilots of voice technologies. David is a serial entrepreneur, early Bitcoiner, global executive, and recovering lawyer. He is a graduate of Emory University and the NYU School of Law. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.

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Tech Talk: Voice in Travel - Is it All Talk?

2018 has been a big year for smart speakers: Device ownership surged in the U.S., and Alexa for Hospitality marked a rare travel-specific play by Amazon. Still, the platform has neither revolutionized guest services nor upended travel search as we know it. Is voice better suited to shop and book or to serve and assist? What are the biggest barriers to widespread use of voice travel?