The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Industry recruiter meeting (11/11) - Harry Calvert

who: Harry Calvert (Speechmatics)
when: Friday, 11/11, 9am (note unusual time/date)
where: virtual talk (contact Hadas for link), there is no in-person room for this event
what: We will meet with a recruiter from the startup Speechmatics. Speechmatics is interested in establishing a relationship with MIT linguists and has interesting opportunities for internships as well as full-time employment. We will use this opportunity to ask Harry about the role of a recruiter in general, to get a recruiter’s perspective on the hiring process, including tips and common mistakes they see. Here is a short blurb from Harry:

Speechmatics is a deep learning start-up that has developed the most accurate and inclusive Speech-to-Text engine in the World. Recently raising $62mil in series B funding, Speechmatics is on a mission to ‘understand every voice, in every context’.

Harry Calvert is a Global Talent Partner at Speechmatics with over 7 years experience in Recruitment; attracting some of the smartest minds in AI to conduct cutting-edge research, whilst building relationships with external partners/universities.