Drawing from his extensive background as a language technology innovator, industry veteran Jochen Hummel shares his take on the trajectory of language service provision and how emerging technology could profoundly affect business in the very near future.
Jochen is an entrepreneur/director/mentor with a coder background. He founded TRADOS, the world leader in computer-assisted translation, and Metaversum, a highly innovative startup combining Web 2.0 and virtual worlds. The CEO of ESTeam AB, a solution provider for processing and searching multilingual information, he has a wealth of experience in international business: He built global organizations, raised venture capital, has been involved in M&A on both sides, and held executive positions in development, sales, and general management, board seats. Jochen is interested in combining technology with innovative business models and connecting European skills with American virtues or vice-versa.