Privacy Principles and Capabilities Unique to Voice Webinar

Hosted by Open Voice Network's Privacy and Security Work Group

The Open Voice Network is excited to announce the creation of our new webinar series—Global Standards for Conversational AI: a Webinar Series from the Open Voice Network. This webinar series is a joint coordination of future white papers published by communities and working groups of the Open Voice Network and informational webinars to highlight each publication.

The first in the series, Privacy Principles and Capabilities Unique to Voice , is a half-hour session highlighting the Open Voice Network's Privacy Guidelines and Capabilities Unique to Voice v2.0 White Paper , produced by our Privacy and Security Work Group.

Join presenters Nick Myers, Brenda Leong, and Oita Coleman as they showcase the new publication during a twenty-minute presentation followed by a ten-minute Q&A session. We encourage you to read the v2.0 white paper prior to attending the webinar.


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Privacy Principles and Capabilities Unique to Voice Webinars

Time: 20 April | 17:00 CET / 12:00 ET / 9:00 PT


  • Nick Myers | OVON Ambassador and Co-Founder + CEO at RedFox AI
  • Oita Coleman | Senior Advisor at Open Voice Network
  • Brenda Leong | OVON Industry Advisor and Partner at

Presenter Bios:

Nick Myers | OVON Ambassador and Co-Founder + CEO at RedFox AI

Nick is the Co-Founder & CEO of RedFox AI, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. RedFox AI is the creator of V Lab, a conversational artificial intelligence (accessible via your smartphone) that facilitates at-home medical tests for patients in the most accurate and efficient way possible—all while offering a new level of on-demand customer support. Nick is a TEDx and International Keynote Speaker, having spoken at events and conferences across the U.S and around the world on artificial intelligence and the future of work, data privacy, and the impact of voice-enabled technologies on future human-to-machine and machine-to-human interactions. Nick has been featured in publications including PR Daily, In Business Madison, and the Journal of Digital and Social Media Marketing. In 2019, RedFox AI was recognized as a “50 on Fire” company in the state of Wisconsin by Wisconsin Inno. Nick is a “40 Under 40” award winner and was nominated as Voice Commentator of The Year at the 2020 Project Voice Awards.

Oita C. Coleman | Senior Advisor at Open Voice Network

Oita Coleman is a performance-driven executive with 30+ years in the tech industry. Skilled in cultivating relationships and leveraging talent and resources to create exemplary teams, she is highly effective in building global partnerships to create innovative solutions to complex challenges. Oita is a former R&D Vice President of Software Quality at SAS Institute, with oversight of implementation of global processes, standards, and policies for the software development life cycle. She is now serving as Senior Advisor at the Open Voice Network, where she leads the privacy, security, and ethical use portfolios focused on voice-specific guidance for both the protection of individual and commercial user data privacy and security for consumer-facing enterprises worldwide. Her life motto is “to whom much is given, much more is required,” which fuels her desire to give back. Her passion is helping to inspire the next generation of STEM knowledge professionals—focusing on advancing educational and career development opportunities for underrepresented minorities and women in STEM disciplines. She was recognized as a Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech award recipient by the National Diversity Council. She received the inaugural Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Award, recognizing women leaders from the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For. Her efforts were also recognized by US Black Engineer & IT Magazine as “Women Who Make a Difference in Technology.”

Brenda Leong | OVON Industry Advisor and Partner at

Brenda Leong, CIPP/US, is Senior Counsel and Director of Artificial Intelligence and Ethics at the Future of Privacy Forum. She oversees privacy analysis of AI and Machine Learning technologies, writes educational resource materials around AI and Ethics, and manages the FPF portfolio on biometrics and digital identity, particularly facial recognition. She works on industry standards, governance, and responsible data management with stakeholders and advocates to reach practical solutions for commercial uses. Previously, Brenda served in the U.S. Air Force, including policy work from the Pentagon and U.S. State Department. She is a 2014 graduate of George Mason School of Law.