In part 2 of our series on transcription, our guest is Jason Chicola, founder of Rev.com and Temi.com. He explains his business model of providing both humans and AI to transcribe and subtitle growing volumes of audio and video content for global audiences. He also explains how the technology advancements in localization and transcription are similar, and the keys to successful and high-quality transcription. Listen in to hear more!
Globally Speaking, sponsored by RWS and Nimdzi Insights.
Temi.com to offer automated transcription. Prior to forming his own companies, Jason was the Director of Marketing and Sales at oDesk, now Upwork, which is an online labor marketplace. He has also been involved in investing, both as an angel investor of several companies and as an Investment Professional at H.I.G. Capital. Jason has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Economics from MIT.
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 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.