Smartling CEO Jack Welde to Participate in Invitation-Only WSJDLive Conference

Welde to join “Going Global” roundtable discussion alongside fellow CEOs and tech innovation leaders

NEW YORK – October 27, 2014 – Smartling today announced that company co-founder and CEO Jack Welde will participate in the inaugural WSJDLive conference, which will be held Oct. 27-29, 2014 in Laguna Beach, California. WSJDLive is an invitation-only event hosted by The Wall Street Journal’s senior editors. The international technology conference brings together select global CEOs, leading thinkers and sought-after entrepreneurs – both established and emerging – to explore the most compelling technology opportunities around the world.On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Welde will participate in the “Going Global” roundtable discussion alongside fellow CEOs and tech innovation leaders. The session will focus on how U.S. and European companies can move abroad and maintain consistent growth amidst worldwide competition for talent and financing.

  • Who: Jack Welde, co-founder and CEO of Smartling
  • What: Welde will participate in the “Going Global” roundtable discussion
  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 12:30 p.m. PT
  • Where: The Montage in Laguna Beach, California

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About Smartling

Smartling, Inc. simplifies and accelerates translation and localization for companies reaching a global market. With the first cloud-based enterprise platform for translation management, Smartling helps companies quickly translate and deploy their websites and dynamic Web applications, mobile applications and business documents across the entire corporate digital infrastructure. Named “Most Innovative Startup” at Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal’s 2011 FASTech 50, Smartling is shaking up the translation and localization industry with the first platform designed to manage the entire translation, localization and delivery process via a scalable SaaS model. Brands that rely on Smartling to launch and manage localized multilingual websites and applications include Foursquare, GoPro, HotelTonight, Path, Pinterest, Shutterstock, Spotify, SurveyMonkey, Vimeo and more. The Smartling platform currently serves billions of page views per month in more than 100 languages across the globe.

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York City, Smartling is privately held and backed by leading venture capital firms, including First Round Capital, Harmony Partners, ICONIQ Capital, IDG Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock and several prominent angel investors.

Jackie Gerbus
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