Papercup CEO and Science Advisor on Speech Translation and Synthetic Voices – via slator.com

Speech startup Papercup’s Jesse Shemen (CEO) and Simon King (Science Advisor), join SlatorPod to discuss how they develop synthetic voices to make videos accessible in multiple languages.The two talk about the underlying components of the Papercup workflow and outline the role that technology — speech recognition (ASR), machine translation (MT),...

Former TrustPoint Translations CEO Joins XTRF Advisory Board – via slator.com

The former CEO of TrustPoint Translations, Claes H Holm, has been revealed as the latest member of XTRF’s newly founded advisory board. Mr. Holm, himself an industry veteran, brings with him over 15 years of experience in the global language services sector. Prior to his most recent role, Mr. Holm spent...

KUDO CEO Fardad Zabetian on Multilingual Meetings and Remote Interpreting – via slator.com

Fardad Zabetian, Co-Founder and CEO of multilingual conferencing platform KUDO, joins the pod. Fardad is also the Founder of interpreting solution providers Media Vision and Conference Rental.Fardad discusses the world of conferences and interpreting, his vision for KUDO from the get-go, and his company’s explosive growth during the pandemic. Fardad, who...

Smartling CEO Jack Welde on Embracing MT and Scaling with Customers – via slator.com

Smartling CEO Jack Welde joins us for SlatorPod #58 to talk about technology-enabled language services, scaling with fast-growing customers, the M&A and funding wave sweeping the translation management landscape, and much more.Jack shares why Smartling’s attitude toward machine translation shifted from “MT bad” in 2010 to fully embracing the technology...

Limecraft CEO Maarten Verwaest on AI-enabled Subtitling and Audiovisual Translation – via slator.com

In this week’s SlatorPod, Limecraft CEO and Founder Maarten Verwaest joins us to talk about digital workflow management in the media sector and AI-enabled subtitling. Maarten shares his entrepreneurial journey, tells us why he doesn’t plan to bring on financial investors, and explains why AI should not be left unattended. First...

TransPerfect CEO Phil Shawe Gives Guest Lecture to University of Florida Students – via slator.com

NEW YORK, March 30, 2021 – TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that company President and CEO Phil Shawe is delivering the first of a guest lecture series to students at the University of Florida (UF) College of Liberal Arts and...

David Lee Steps Into CEO Role as Iyuno Completes SDI Acquisition – via slator.com

Introducing Iyuno-SDI. Two months after media localization provider Iyuno unveiled its plans to buy major rival, SDI Media, the deal has now closed. On March 26, 2021, Iyuno announced that it had completed the acquisition of US-headquartered SDI Media from the latter’s parent company, Japan-listed Imagica Group, which invested in...