Let's Connect

Reach out to us when you are ready.  

We are available for preliminary project discussions with the stakeholders within your organization who are interested in voice technology, but may not know where to begin, how much it will cost, or how to measure results.  

Let's start the conversation.

Ask Alexa to "open Whetstone Technologies"

or tell Google Assistant to

"talk to Whetstone Technologies."

Let's be social.  

Follow us on social media.   As voice technology thought leaders, we'll share industry news and ideas you may find interesting and useful.

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2020 Conferences  
TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 - Startup Alley and Crunchmatch
VOICE Global - Whetstone Technologies Speakers

Watch the webinars from our VOICE Global sessions:

Sanjeev Surati, CEO - Tales from the Trenches - Building a Voice Application for Pharma

John Iwasz, CTO - Hosting an Enterprise-ready Voice Solution

Project Voice  -  Session Speakers & Exhibitors

Tuesday, January 14, 11:05am

Marketing Panel - Session 221

Featuring Whetstone Technologies CTO, John Iwasz

Speaking Engagements

As voice technology experts and thought leaders, we have conducted sessions at industry conferences on a variety of topics.

  1. The Business Case for Voice-First User Experiences

  2. Designing and Developing for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

  3. Voice Technology Security

We had the pleasure of conducting two technical sessions at VOICE Summit 2019 with over 5,000 attendees. 


We'll be speaking at several conferences in 2020.

Need a voice technology expert at your upcoming industry conference?  Contact us.

explAIned voice assistant technology blog
Our voice assistant technology community blog

We share industry information and best practices for voice applications - both from a brand marketing perspective and a technical dev / ops point of view.  We welcome your participation in the comments section of our blog posts.  Keep it kind, please. 

Sanjeev Surati, CEO, Whetstone Technologis



The visionary leading a diverse group of talented and experienced people focused on a fun and memorable customer experience

Sanjeev Surati, Certified Alexa Skill Builder
About Us

Our Story

Co-founders Sanj & John are Microsoft veterans.  They have worked on projects for major clients in various industries.  They're also filmakers.  How cool is that? 


They began developing voice apps in 2017 and were selected for Batch2 of the 2018 Playlabs@MIT startup incubator/accelerator program.   

John Iwasz, CTO, Whetstone Technologies



Architecting the future of voice interactions using decades of experience in several industries.

John Iwasz, Certified Alexa Skill Buider in Philadelphia
John Iwasz, AWS Associate Architect Certification

The Team

Sanj & John have selected management team members who bring a balanced set of skills and 

valuable experience to Whetstone Technologies.


Headquartered near Philadelphia, PA, USA 

with remote distributed teams in Boston, MA and Seattle, WA.  

Phone:  610.345.7384


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