John Walker
CEO & Co-Founder, Cypher


At the CES 2016, Craig speaks with John Walker, the CEO and Co-Founder of Cypher.

John talks about what Cypher offers starting from the noise reduction filters, and how using a new software-only approach can lessen background noise by over 99%.

This is definitely something to watch out for especially when you value every call that you make.


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John Walker is the Chief Operating Office and co-founder of Cypher. He is an experienced executive with expertise in business strategy, rapid scale-up projects, and delivery of complex technology platforms and products. John has been directly responsible for the successful launch and mass-market scale-out of dozens of successful technology-based products.

Prior to Cypher, John was a founding employee and COO at solid-state storage leader Fusion-io, helping to raise over $100M in venture funding. Under John’s leadership, Fusion-io grew to $400M in annual revenue and secured marquee clients such as Facebook, Apple, Dell, IBM, Cisco and HP. Prior to Fusion-io, John helped create and grow two other Utah-based ventures, VPI Engineering and Code Corporation.

John attended Utah State University, where he studied mechanical and aerospace engineering, and business administration with an emphasis on production management.

Cypher is a leader in delivering next-generation pattern recognition and audio enhancement solutions for mobile communications. Cypher software algorithms detect and separate acoustic signals on today’s mobile devices in real time, dramatically reducing background noise and significantly improving voice quality and intelligibility.

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