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In a Cloud or on a Server? What’s Best for Your Company?

David Čaněk & Mark Tapling

Monday, 26 March, 2012
Free for GALA Members
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Two experts in their respective fields put forward the case for cloud-based and server-based translation technology. Value for money, security, one-off investments or monthly subscriptions, integration with other tools – the list is a long one. Join us to debate and discuss the hands-on issues that might help you make this key strategic decision.

David Čaněk

David Canek is the founder and CEO of MemSource Technologies, a software company providing translation technology based in Prague, the Czech Republic. David, a graduate in Translation and Comparative Studies, received his education at Charles University, Prague, Humboldt University in Berlin and the University of Vienna. His professional experience includes business development and product management roles in the software and translation industries. David has delivered a number of presentations on innovation and trends in the translation industry, including the growing use of machine translation post-editing and cloud translation software.

Mark Tapling

Mark Tapling joined SDL in 2010. Prior to his role at SDL he was CEO at SDL Language Weaver, leading that company through its successful acquisition by SDL. His background includes over 20 years of experience in strategy, growth, financial and operational management of technology companies. Mark has served as the CEO and director of both public and private firms, through all stages of company growth. Mark received his BS in Economics and Management from Michigan State University.