Brent brings extensive technology expertise to SolarKal. He is a Co-Founder of Yext, where he was responsible for Yext’s technology platform and served as its Vice President of Engineering. Prior to founding Yext, he served as a Senior Scientist at IBM’s Speech Recognition Labs, helping to guide IBM’s overall voice strategy and representing IBM to the technical community. He is a domain expert in Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) technologies, with over a dozen patents pending. Mr. Metz is an IBM Extreme Blue alumnus, a distinction he earned while completing his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Virginia Tech.