Global Ready Connect Atlanta

February 26th 2020, Atlanta GAJoin us in Atlanta for a free workshop to network with peers, hear from Smartling executives and industry experts, and cheer on the Hawks!

Global Ready Connect Atlanta

Hear from The Weather Company ☀️

Get a glimpse into The Weather Company's localization strategy and learn how Smartling helped take their brand global.

Get inspired 💡

Learn best practices in creating global content from Smartling's Founder & CEO, Jack Welde.

Cheer on the Atlanta Hawks 🏀

Mix and mingle with industry peers while you root for your favorite ballers as they defeat the Orlando Magic.


5:00 PM

Light Bites & Networking

Kickstart the evening with your favorite local brew, game day food, and meet the group!


Welcome & Introductions

Jack Welde, Smartling Founder & CEO


Keynote: The Next Decade of Content

Jack Welde, Smartling Founder & CEO

By the close of this decade, 90% of the world's population will be on the internet. That's about double the number of users online today. Developers, marketers and UX practitioners have the unique opportunity this decade to create connected products and user experiences shaped by content across mediums and devices. We'll walk you through compelling experiences and offer practical takeaways for maximizing content at every touchpoint in the 2020s.


Q&A Discussion with The Weather Company

Victoria Lee, Localization Project Manager at The Weather Company

Learn how the Smartling solution led The Weather Company to localization success as they share their tips and tricks to creating global content.


Wrap Up


Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic

Watch your team in action and let the networking continue!

When & Where

February 26th 2020, 5:00 pm
STATS Brewpub
300 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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Meet us at the Connect to grab your ticket to the Hawks game. Tickets will be given out at the beginning of the workshop and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Space is limited so be quick and reserve your spot today!


Jack Welde

Jack Welde

Co-Founder & CEO at Smartling

Jack is a technology early-adopter, serial entrepreneur, software patent-holder, product evangelist, and combat-decorated Air Force pilot. Before founding Smartling, he served as SVP of Product at eMusic and COO/CTO at SheSpeaks and RunTime Technologies. He also co-founded Trio Development, a software company that created the first personal information manager, which was acquired by Apple in 1993. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also studied linguistics and interned with Professor William Labov, and an MBA from Cameron University in Germany. Jack was named one of Fast Company’s “Who’s Next” in 2011, and was named a 2013 NYC Venture Mentor by the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Adrian Cohn

Adrian Cohn

Director, Brand Strategy and Communications at Smartling

About Smartling

Smartling is a language translation company that enables customers to localize content across devices and platforms. The company is recognized by CSA Research as the #1 Leader of the 2019 MarketFlex for Language-Oriented TMS, and by users on G2 as the Leader of the 2019 G2 Grid for Translation Management. Smartling established Enterprise Translation Cloud, a data-driven approach to localization, which enables its customers to achieve higher quality translation at a lower total cost. Smartling is the platform of choice for hundreds of B2B and B2C brands, including InterContinental Hotels Group, Shopify, Slack and SurveyMonkey. Smartling is headquartered in New York, with offices in Dublin and London. For more information, please visit

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