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Bespoken is the leader in testing and monitoring for voice apps. The company has more than 3,500 developers using its software, and more than 1,000 apps being monitored. Bespoken is a recognized partner of Amazon and Google, and its team presents frequently at conferences, meetups, and webinars. Team members love to talk about all things voice and are enthusiastic and active participants within the community.

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John Kelvie
Founder and CEO

Also known as JPK. Knows speech, audio media, and AI Jedi dev tricks. Former cofounder, CTO, and developer. American ex-pat in Peru. Friendlier than he looks in this photo.

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Juan Perata
Head of Development

Full stack software engineer with 9+ years experience. May be spotted in Lima at Laboratoria presenting at a meetup or hackathon. Has a nice haircut.

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Pier Castañeda

5+ years experience developing with JavaScript. Likes Microsoft programming, front-end development, and gaming. Knows the entire dance from La La Land.


Jorge Ricaldi

Imagine a person who says something really funny and cool here, that is me! with a beautiful wife, a gorgeous son, and javascript xD.

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Fiorella Casavilca

Passionate about Marketing and Graphic Design. Over a decade of experience in Tourism and the Hotel Industry in the US and Europe. Love to travel and explore new places with my daughter.

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Daisy Zarzo

Software engineer with 4+ years of experience in design and development. Likes dancing and yoga and is excited to be a part of the growing Bespoken team.

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Ken Li
Quality Assurance

Brings over 6 years of QA experience to the Bespoken team. As a tester, likes automation and likes to code in Java and C#. Most likely listening to tracks by The Killers.


Karen Guerrero
Marketing and Customer Success Assistant

4+ years of working in marketing and market research. Excited to join the Bespoken team. Enjoys petting llamas and writing things.


Guy Borgford
Business Development

 Nearly 20 years of experience in business development and strategic marketing roles in digital publishing, digital agencies, and software design and engineering. Excels at happy hour management.

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Diego Martín

The third newest addition to the herd. Over 10 years of full stack programming experience in Peru and Spain. Excited to be contributing to voice-first technology.

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Iván Pérez
Customer Success

Has more than 15 years of experience in IT – 10 of those spent in Europe working for global companies. Refreshing his Django skills with a smile 🙂

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Edgar Cruzado

Has spent over 6 years making awesome software. Worked with different technologies and languages, but currently in a relationship with JavaScript <3.

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