One of the vital behind-the-scenes parts of MultiLingual is its editorial advisory board. These people, who develop and use language technology, provide articles, comments and reviews of material for the magazine. We are grateful to many the fine board members for their contributions over the years, which have helped to make the language technology industry and this magazine what they are today.
Ultan Ó Broin, (@localization), Oracle Applications User Experience Director, works from a plane on evangelizing the importance of usability to Oracle’s development community and leading usability research into how enterprise apps users work globally. With over two decades experience and insight into globalization issues, he has an established track record of published articles, papers, presentations, blog articles and tweets on just about every aspect of the industry. He is currently pursuing a PhD, researching information technology and accessibility. Any views expressed are his own and do not reflect the views of Oracle, unless explicitly stated.
Daniel Goldschmidt is a senior internationalization program manager at Microsoft in the business platform division. Prior to joining Microsoft, Daniel cofounded RIGI Localization Solutions, a venture in the domain of visual localization. Previously, he served as a senior software engineer for the Google Internationalization Team, working on the Google Localization Framework. As a senior professional in the field of software and content globalization, he has extensive experience in the internationalization and localization of large-scale enterprise applications and projects. Daniel serves as vice-chair of the Localization World program committee, chairs the Worldware Conference program committee and presents frequently in international events. He holds a BS in computer sciences and mathematics (cum laude) and an MS in computer sciences, both from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Arturo Quintero, co-owner and chief corporate strategist at Moravia Worldwide, is based in the company's corporate headquarters in the Czech Republic and spends extensive periods of time in other Moravia Worldwide locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Arturo helps a number of nonprofit associations in an advisory role.
Lori Thicke is co-founder and general manager of Lexcelera (formerly Eurotexte). Established in 1986, Lexcelera was the first localization company in France to receive ISO 9001:2000 quality certification. Lexcelera is today a leader in machine translation (MT), with pioneering MT processes that are setting productivity records. In 1993, Lori co-founded Translators Without Borders to provide free translations to humanitarian organizations. Lori holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia.
Jost Zetzsche is a translator, a localization and translation consultant, and a widely published author of books and articles on the technical aspects of translation. A native of Hamburg, Germany, he earned a Ph.D. in the field of Chinese translation history and linguistics, and began working in localization and technical translation in 1997. In 1999, Jost cofounded International Writers’ Group on the Oregon coast. In 2005 he helped launch TM Marketplace, a company that trades translation memories, and his latest endeavor is TranslatorsTraining.com, a site that offers in-depth comparisons of translation tools.