Inspiring Innovation

Smartling is the leading technology for the way companies approach global content and connecting brands and consumers around the world.

Our Leadership

Jack Welde

Co-Founder & CEO

Jack is a technology early-adopter, serial entrepreneur, software patent-holder, product evangelist, and combat-decorated Air Force pilot. Before founding Smartling, he…

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Kevin Cohn

Senior Vice President, Operations

As SVP of Operations, Kevin oversees Smartling’s global professional services, technical support, customer success, and business operations teams. Prior to…

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Andrew Saxe

Vice President, Product

Andrew joined Smartling as employee #3 from where he worked in the product group focusing on registration flows and…

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Frank Miele

Vice President, Finance

Frank Miele leads Smartling’s finance and accounting teams as Vice President of Finance and is responsible for managing the company’s…

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Annette Obermeier

Director, Global Marketing

Annette is the Director of Global Marketing at Smartling, responsible for managing, directing and overseeing Smartling’s global marketing initiatives and…

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Kunal Sarda

Vice President, Language Services

Kunal joined Smartling in 2016 via the acquisition of his business, VerbalizeIt. Prior to founding VerbalizeIt, Kunal worked as a…

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Max Sogin

Vice President, Technology

Max has more than 15 years of experience in software development in various roles, ranging from C/C++ low level kernel…

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Brian O'Reilly

Vice President, Sales

Brian is VP of Sales at Smartling and oversees Sales, Sales Development, Sales Engineering and Sales Operations. Prior to joining…

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Board of Directors

Jack Welde

Co-Founder & CEO


Ben Boyer

Managing Director

Tenaya Capital

Steve Krausz

General Partner

U.S. Venture Partners

David Pakman



Alexander Rosen

Managing Director

Ridge Ventures

Caroline Xie

Technology Investor

ICONIQ Capital