Smartling to Present on Globalization and Localization at the Gilbane Conference 2014

Director of Client Services Julien Didier to join panel on creating, managing and delivering multilingual and localized content

NEW YORK – November 26, 2014 – Smartling today announced that Director of Client Services Julien Didier will speak at the Gilbane Conference 2014 as part of a panel that will focus on globalization and localization. The Gilbane Conference, which will be held Dec. 2-4, 2014 in Boston, helps organizations apply content, Web, mobile and marketing technologies to increase engagement by improving the digital experiences of their customers, employees and partners.

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Didier will join the expert panel titled “Globalization and Localization.” In this interactive session, panelists will discuss best practices for creating, managing and delivering multilingual and localized content, as well as factors impacting globalization strategies and operations, such as social media, accelerated delivery expectations and machine translation improvements. Didier will be joined by Rob Thomas, program manager: international user experience at, Aubriana Lopez, lead strategist for wireless, hyperlocal and mobile at Digital Element, and Dilo Kruyswijk, managing director at IAE North America. The panel will be moderated by Bruno Herrmann, director of globalization and localization at The Nielsen Company.

  • Who: Julien Didier, Smartling’s director of client services
  • What: Gilbane Conference 2014 panel titled “Globalization and Localization”
  • When: Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. local time
  • Where: Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

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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.

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