SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Monserrat Alvaro

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE WAYSIDE ROAD

(Street)
BURLINGTON MA 01803

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/01/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Nuance Communications, Inc. [ NUAN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President & Gen
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 87,500 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
By: /s/ Donna Belanger For: Alvaro Monserrat 05/08/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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AUTHORIZATION



I hereby authorize Donna Belanger, Kenneth M. Siegel, and
Leanne Fitzgerald, or any one of them, to sign and file on my behalf any
and all forms required by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant
to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(the "Exchange Act") relating to the reporting of beneficial ownership of
equity securities of Nuance Communications, Inc. (the "Company"), and of
changes in such beneficial ownership, together with any and all amendments
thereto.  This Authorization shall be effective on and after the date
set forth below and shall continue in effect until I am no longer required
to file such Forms, unless earlier revoked by me in writing.

I acknowledge that the persons authorized hereunder are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of my responsibilities to comply with
Section 16 of the Exchange Act.



Dated as of the 2nd day of May,2018.




/s/Alvaro Monserrat
By:Alvaro Monserrat