Become a Friend of the Open Voice Network

Friends of the Open Voice Network (OVON) bring invaluable leadership and expertise to our Work Groups and Communities. We welcome your participation and public demonstration of support. Benefits of becoming a Friend of the Open Voice Network include:

  • The opportunity to show your support for OVON and our mission.
  • Formal identification of yourself and/or your organization as a Friend of the Open Voice Network with permission to place the OVON logo on your website, résumé, and social media channels.
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders.
  • Help influence public policy and set the standards for voice applications.
  • Have your firm be seen as a global voice technology thought leader by your customers and suppliers.
  • Be invited to speak at conferences and podcasts as a member of OVON’s Speakers Bureau.
  • The addition of your logo to our website, in promotional materials, and in our launch announcements.

To submit your Friend of the Open Voice Network application, please take the following steps:

  • Review and agree to these terms and conditions:
    • Non-Membership Participation: Friend understands that the participants in the Friends of the Open Voice Network Program are not considered “members” of the Project, and as such, benefits of Project membership do not apply to Friends.
    • Open Voice Network Community or Ambassador Participation: Friend participates regularly in up to two Work Groups or Communities of the Open Voice Network through publicly available means, or is active as a recognized Ambassador in outreach on behalf of the Open Voice Network.
    • Project Participation: Friend acknowledges that any contributions or participation activities Friend chooses to undertake within the technical projects of the Project are subject to adherence to the applicable technical charter for each such project.
    • Display of Friend Logo: The Project is authorized to display Friend’s logo to show Friend’s participation in the Program. The Project will comply with reasonable trademark usage guidelines that Friend may supply to the Project. The Project is authorized to announce, in a blog, press release, or other disclosure, Friend’s participation in the Program
    • Display of Friend of the Project’s Logo: Provided that Friend at all times complies with the trademark usage guidelines located here, Friend may display the provided Open Voice Network Friend Program Logo (the “Program Logo”) to demonstrate Friend’s participation in the Program. Friend will discontinue all display of the Program Logo upon the earlier to occur of (a) termination of this Agreement or (b) a request to discontinue display by the Linux Foundation.
  • Complete this OVON Friend Agreement e-document and the subsequent Friend Agreement Form. Once your submissions are approved, we’ll send you the official OVON logo for your use as an official Friend of the Open Voice Network.
  • Complete the form below and upload your organization’s logo for inclusion on our Friends of the Open Voice Network page. Please send your logo in .svg or .ai format.

Organization Name:

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How did you hear about the Friends of the Open Voice Network program?
Blog or Publication
Search engine
Conference or Event
Peer referral
Please choose up to two OVON Work Groups and Communities of interest:
Architecture Work Group
Authentication Study Group
Commerce Community
Europe Community
Education Steering Team Community
Ethical Use Task Force Community
Health, Wellness, and Life Sciences Community
Media & Entertainment Community
Voice Registry System (VRS) Work Group
Synthetic Voice Study Group

Logo (.svg or .ai format preferred, if possible):