Cecil Looney Joins the Venga Team as Chief Technology Officer
We are excited to announce today that Cecil Looney has been named Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Venga. He will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology development and strategy along with coordination of engineering activities across geographies.
“With this appointment, we are adding senior leadership to our technology organization and further integrating engineering activities across regions. He has also been entrusted to manage the growth of strategic tool development, an important part of Venga Global’s success over the years” says Kåre Lindahl, CEO.
Cecil has spent the last 22 years in the Language Industry with companies like Microsoft, Merril-Brink, ULG, and Language Connect. His career has been spent in the various aspects of the translation space, and focus has always been on continuous improvement, specifically around how technology can enable better services to clients – internal and external – either through faster service, improved quality, or cost reduction.
He will lead the Technology and Engineering teams from Venga’s base in Ireland, giving him strategic access to the European market and providing a balance between teams in the Americas, Asia, and across Europe.
Cecil adds; “I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to work with the Venga Global team – an industry-recognized leader. Venga Global is renowned in the industry as an innovative and tech-savvy organization. Our long term plans include consolidating the existing tech stack to further streamline and innovate our technology portfolio, as well as providing additional services through technology to our clients”.
We are thrilled about this new development and are looking forward to the ideas, insights, and experience that Cecil brings to the team.