Derek Austin & Russell Bewsell

Derek Austin is the Dragon Business Manager, Asia Pacific, for Nuance Communications, a leading supplier of technology solutions including Dragon speech recognition. Derek has more than 25 years’ experience in leading edge IT applications and is based in Sydney, Australia. He likes music, particularly jazz rock, and has been known to argue passionately online in support of the scientific method, often with a glass of red wine in his hand. He welcomes connections on LinkedIn or Facebook. You can read more about Nuance and Dragon at

Russell Bewsell is the managing director of Voice Recognition Australia. Russell has 16 years’ experience with Dragon solutions and integration, and specialises in medical, legal, corporate and government deployments. His company has over 25,000 Dragon customers. Russell moved his business to the Gold Coast from Canberra in 2014 and has consultants around Australia. You can find Voice Recognition on the web at

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