84: Around-the-clock Innovation

In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Ultan O’Broin, long-term IT Product Manager, about the staggering rate of change, how innovation is related to empathy and how to get started. Plus, learn what a crapplication is and why he wears three watches.

Globally Speaking Radio, sponsored by RWS Moravia and Nimdzi.

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Around-the-clock Innovation


Ultan O’Broin is an experienced IT product manager who has worked in the discipline since 1996, including 19 years at Oracle. His expertise includes discovery, solution framing and product deployment. He has been published in Chatbots Magazine, Sense About Science, Forbes, ACM Digital Library and the Journal of Usability Studies and holds several US patents. A real thought leader in innovation, his passions include conversational computing, NLP, innovation, creativity and storytelling.Ultan holds a Master’s Degree in Management of Information Systems from Trinity College in Dublin and a Master of Business Studies in HR from University College in Dublin.


Renato Beninatto

Renato Beninatto

CEO of Nimdzi Insights LLC

Renato Beninatto is the co-author of The General Theory of the Translation Company and leads Nimdzi Insights, a think-tank and consulting company that focuses on growth strategies for localization leaders. A former owner of an LSP, an executive in some of the leading companies in the industry and a linguist in his own right, this Brazilian-Italian-American citizen can’t shut up in Portuguese, English, Italian, French or Spanish.

Michael W. Stevens

Michael W. Stevens

Vice President Americas, CC of Translated

Michael has over 10 years of experience in the localization and IT industries. A well-networked entrepreneur, Michael’s main interest is in connecting and bringing people together. He not only enjoys learning about a company’s exciting ideas and developments, he also has a keen ability to add value—and fire—to new and innovative thinking.


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