Voice on the Go provides mobile subscribers with access to email by voice at any time, on any cell phone, BlackBerry® smartphone, or other PDA. It enables subscribers to listen to, compose, reply and forward their email all by voice – hands-free and eyes-free safely while driving, or any other time. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has an addressable market of more than two billion mobile subscribers worldwide. Voice on the Go serves this marketplace with all existing handsets. It also serves the physically disabled and visually impaired.
Currently, 50 countries in the world have legislation that strictly prohibits usage of cell phones while driving unless usage is “hands-free”. In the United States: New York, New Jersey, California, and Washington, DC have passed similar legislation while other states have bills pending.
Voice on the Go is available to consumer and enterprise customers, as well as telecommunications carriers and resellers worldwide in a number of languages including English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and German.
Voice on the Go Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
John McLeod has more than 25 years of experience in technology industry. Mr. McLeod was the founder and CEO of Spectra Software, which he sold to Sanchez Computer Associates in 2002 and continued as President of the wealth management division until 2004. Spectra provided wealth management software to major financial institutions in Canada, Europe, USA and Australia. Prior to this was the CIO of Canadian Investment Dealer Burns Fry Limited. Mr. McLeod holds a degree in Computer Science and is a Canadian Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Osten co-founded PC DOCS Group International, a TSX and Nasdaq listed company, and served as its CEO until the sale of the company in 1999. PC DOCS Group was a global company and one of the world’s leading providers of document management and practice management software. PC DOCS achieved revenues of $200M with customers in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and the Far East. The Company's customers include Fortune 1000 companies, financial institutions, healthcare providers, manufacturing, consumer products, communications and pharmaceutical companies, utilities, government agencies, the legal industry, and accounting and other professions. From January 2000 until February 2003, at which time the company was sold, Mr. Osten was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cowboy Corp., a provider of customer relationship management software for the automotive industry.
Mr. Osten was also, until the sale of the company, a director of Spectra Securities Software Inc., a provider of software to the financial services industry focused on wealth management. Currently Mr. Osten is President and CEO of Raspberry Investments Corp., an investment and consulting firm. Mr. Osten is also a director of MediSolution Ltd. (TSX Listed), a leading provider of healthcare information technology to the healthcare industry and Dexit (TSX Listed) a provider of electronic payment facilitation services for micro payments. He is also a director and advisor to a number of private companies as well as a member of the Board of Governors of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Mr. Osten is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.