Kevin A. Lenzo is faculty at the Institute for Software Research International at Carnegie Mellon University and co-founder of Cepstral, LLC, a company offering voice building services on top of free software synthesis engines. He has over a decade of experience on speech research in academia and industry. At CMU, he is currently steward of the Sphinx open source initiative. He the author of the Infobot interactive agent. His is co-author of the forthcoming O'Reilly book "Building Synthetic Voices". He is president and founder of Yet Another Society, a non-profit organization for the adancements of collaborative efforts in computer and information science and the parent organization of the Yet Another Perl Conferences.