20: The Challenge of Neural MT: Part I

The New York Times is writing about it. So is The Economist and dozens of other prestigious business publications. Why is Neural MT suddenly so important–and critical to language service providers? Tune in for the first in our three-part series on why neural MT is one of the hottest trends in the translation industry today.

Globally Speaking Radio, sponsored by RWS Moravia and Nimdzi.

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The Challenge of Neural MT: Part I

Guests

Mike Dillinger is former President of the Association for Machine Translation for the Americas, and Manager, Taxonomy Team and Machine Translation at LinkedIn.

Marco Trombetti is tech entrepreneur in the language industry and co-founder, Pi Campus.

Stemming from his love of cutting-edge language technology, John co-founded Iconic Translation Machines at the end of 2012. He customizes neural machine translation engines for use across a wide variety of industries and use cases, including IT, Life Sciences and automotive fields. John graduated from Dublin City University in 2009 with a PhD in Computer Science, specializing in machine translation.

Chris Wendt is responsible for the planning and design of Microsoft’s machine translation services: Microsoft Translator, Bing Translator, Skype Translator and translation features in Office, Internet Explorer and Bing, as well as the subscription service available to the public. He guided the incubation of the original internal research project in the NLP group to one of the two most widely used automatic translation services on the web.

Hosts

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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