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Think Global Forum European Technology Event

Think Global Forum European Technology Event

Think Global Forum European Technology Event

The European Think Global Forum hosted in Dublin, Ireland.

November 21, 2018 | Dublin, Ireland

For Immediate Release

The Think Global Forum Technology Event returns to Ireland with numerous guests from leading organizations joining the European Technology Forum hosted at the Marker Hotel, in Dublin.

Aoife Murphy, Managing Director, Think Global Forum Europe will welcome attendees to the event and Thomas Murray, CEO, Vistatec, will deliver an opening address for what is expected to be an in-depth opportunity to share and discuss upcoming industry opportunities and challenges.

Speakers at the Technology Forum will include:

·      Dr. Martyn Farrows, Chief Operating Officer, Soapbox Labs

·      Ben Wainwright, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Abodoo

·      Rachida Chekaf, Head of Translations, Axelos

·      Phil Ritchie, Chief Technology Officer, Vistatec

The European Technology Forum returns to Ireland after a successful launch event in Croke Park, in March 2018. Many other industry forums take place across Europe and the United States. The event will be held in the heart of Dublin's 'technology hub,' Grand Canal Docks, also known as the 'Silicon Docks.' 

To learn more or to join the Think Global Forum, please visit https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a body of industry professionals designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of the globalization of products and services around the world. With a strong interest in all things localization the forum is made up of industry thought leaders who can offer keen insights into the here and now and, most importantly, the future.

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles
Communications Director, Think Global Forum
priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org
https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Forum Technology Executives Announced

Think Global Forum Technology Executives Announced

Think Global Forum Technology Announces Forum Executives

November 16, 2018. | Dublin, Ireland.

For Immediate Release

The Think Global Forum is delighted to announce the European Technology Forum Executives, who will join the event at the Marker Hotel, in Dublin, Ireland, on November 21.

Forum Executives in attendance at the event will include:

  • Gary Lefman, Cisco

  • Laura Cociasu, Linkedin

  • Kevin O’Donnell, Nitro

  • Patricia Paladini Adell, CA Technologies

  • Pat Higgins, Verizon Connect

  • Emil Atanassov, ServiceNow

  • Daniel McGowan FireEye

  • Rachida Chekaf, Axelos

  • Julia Cassidy, Tenable

  • Katrin Drescher, Tenable

  • Jim Young, Johnson Controls

“The Forum Executives will be joined by guests and speakers from the wider Think Global Forum community at the latest European technology event. The day will include presentations and discussions on the very latest technology topics,” commented Simon Hodgkins, Founder, Think Global Forum.

The technology event forms part of the continued European expansion of the Think Global Forum following on from the successful forums established in the USA.

“I am looking forward to an open discussion about the status of translation technology. If we look back only five years, I am amazed at how the technology in our area has evolved: neural machine translation, artificial intelligence, cloud-based TMS solutions deployed in minutes, agile and continuous localization. Most of the statements that were valid five years ago may no longer be applicable. What will we have in our plate in five years’ time?” commented Patricia Paladini-Adell, Director, CA Technologies.

To learn more or to join the Think Global Forum, please visit https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a growing community of individuals including forum participants, industry experts, speakers and Forum Executives. The Think Global Forum is designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of Technology, Travel, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Retail, eCommerce and a growing number of sectors around the world. The forum offers keen insights into the here and now and, most importantly, the future.

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles
Communications Director, Think Global Forum
priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org
https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Forum to Host Leading European Technology Event

Think Global Forum to Host Leading European Technology Event

Think Global Forum Technology

 October 19, 2018 | Dublin, Ireland

 For Immediate Release

The Think Global Forum will be hosting a European Technology Event, set to take place on November 21, 2018, at the Marker Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.

Guests, Forum Executives and selected speakers will take part in the event, which includes networking and hearing from leading technology experts. Forum Executives will be convening on the day for an additional boardroom technology session, where they will be continuing the discussion and exploring the very latest challenges and opportunities within the technology sector.

“Hosting the Think Global Forum Technology Event in Silicon Docks, the location of many of the world’s largest high-tech companies, is an exciting prospect, with many leading technology experts and companies joining us at the Technology Forum," commented Simon Hodgkins, Founder of the Think Global Forum.

The Think Global Forum continues to expand across Europe and the USA, with the European technology event following recent forums taking place in San Diego and London.

"The Technology Forum is a super opportunity to gather global brands and leaders in the technology industry who will be discussing the very latest in technology including AI, machine learning, robotics and a host of topics while exploring technology-related opportunities in our hyper-connected world," commented Aoife Murphy, Managing Director, Europe, Think Global Forum.

To learn more or to join the Think Global Forum, please visit https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum, the Forum Executives and the wider Think Global Forum community brings together leading experts to give a greater voice to many industry sectors. The forums include senior executives from some of the most well known global organizations. A key focus is to help shape the future and to help define and communicate critical strategies within specific industry sectors, such as life sciences, manufacturing, retail, eCommerce, travel, and technology.

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles

Communications Director, Think Global Forum

priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org | www.thinkglobalforum.org 

 

Technology Think Global Forum Executives Announced

Technology Think Global Forum Executives Announced

Technology Think Global Forum Executives

TECHNOLOGY FORUM EXECUTIVES ANNOUNCED IN EUROPE

The Think Global Forum announces Technology Forum Executives ahead of the event taking place on March 7, 2018, in Dublin, Ireland. 

Forum Executives, speakers, guests and a host of industry experts will gather to network and discuss many important industry topics over the course of the event. The Forum Executives will be discussing the rapid changes, challenges and opportunities in the technology sector. The event will be hosted at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland.

“We are joined by leading experts and companies very much at the beating heart of the technology sector. I am looking forward to chairing the new European Technology Forum," commented Aoife Murphy, Managing Director, Think Global Forum, Europe.

Forum Executives include:

  • Patricia Paladini Adell, CA Technologies
  • Beatrice Whelan, Sage
  • Pat Higgins, Verizon Telematics
  • Julio Leal, Ciena
  • Lisa D'arcy, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Fulya Kaplan, Sony
  • Elisabetta Masini, Planview
  • Daniel McGowan, FireEye
  • Lawrence Moran, Micro Focus
  • Aoife Murphy, Think Global Forum
  • Phil Ritchie, Vistatec

Many guests are going to be in attendance at the event to network and to hear from leading speakers including Mary Rose Burke, CEO Dublin Chamber, Luis Franco, Managing Director EMEA Survey Monkey, Garry Connolly, President and Founder Host in Ireland & Co-Chair and Founder GDPR Coalition, Beatrice Whelan, Social Media and Content Strategist, Author & Speaker and Global Content Manager Sage, Phil Ritchie, Chief Technology Officer Vistatec and Andrew Macadam, Customer Success Business Evangelist Microsoft.

“Following two recent European launches of the Think Global Forum for Travel and Retail/eCommerce in London, we have chosen Dublin, Ireland to host this exciting new European Technology Forum,” added Simon Hodgkins, Founder, Think Global Forum. 

The European Technology Forum will see many additional people and organizations joining the wider Think Global Community in addition to the USA Technology Forum that was launched in Silicon Valley. 

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum, the Forum Executives and the wider Think Global Forum community bring together top experts to give a greater voice to many industry sectors. The forums include many senior executives from some of the most well-known global organizations. A key focus of the forum is to help shape the future and to help define and communicate key strategies within specific industry sectors.

Press and media enquiries: Bronwyn Hogan, info(at)thinkglobalforum(dot)org

To learn more about the Think Global Forum please visit: www.thinkglobalforum.org 

Think Global Forum Technology Speakers Announced

Think Global Forum Technology Speakers Announced

Think Global Forum Technology Speakers Announced

Technology Event, March 7, 2018, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland 

Continuing the growth of the Think Global Forum we are pleased to announce the European Technology Forum speakers for the event taking place in Dublin, Ireland on March 7, 2018. 

The speakers will include: 

  • Mary Rose Burke, CEO Dublin Chamber
  • Luis Franco, Managing Director EMEA Survey Monkey 
  • Garry Connolly, President and Founder Host in Ireland & Co-Chair and Founder GDPR Coalition
  • Beatrice Whelan, Social Media and Content Strategist, Author & Speaker and Global Content Manager Sage
  • Phil Ritchie, Chief Technology Officer Vistatec
  • Andrew Macadam, Customer Success Business Evangelist Microsoft

"The Think Global Forum Technology Europe event is connecting people around the world with the growing number of forums and importantly providing key insights and thought leadership for industry challenges and opportunities," commented Simon Hodgkins, Founder, Think Global Forum. 

The Event will be held at Croke Park, which is described as more than a stadium, it is Ireland’s greatest amphitheatre. The venue truly is the beating heart of Irish sport and culture. It is one of the world’s most unique and versatile locations to bring people together for the Think Global Forum. 

Other Think Global Forum events are held in the USA and Europe that cover Technology, Travel, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail and eCommerce sectors. 

"Forum Executives, speakers, guests and a host of industry experts will gather to network and discuss many important industry topics over the course of the event and having recently launched new forum events in London it is tremendous to see this event taking place in Ireland," commented Aoife Murphy, Managing Director, Think Global Forum, Europe. 

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum, the Forum Executives and the wider Think Global Forum community bring together top experts to give a greater voice to many industry sectors. The forums include many senior executives from some of the most well-known global organizations. A key focus of the forum is to help shape the future and to help define and communicate key strategies within specific industry sectors.

Press and media enquiries: Bronwyn Hogan, info(at)thinkglobalforum(dot)org

To learn more about the Think Global Forum please visit: www.thinkglobalforum.org 

Technology Think Global Forum 2018

Technology Think Global Forum 2018

Technology Think Global Forum, March 7, 2018

We are pleased to announce the European Technology Think Global Forum will take place in Dublin Ireland.  The event will be hosted in one of the world's most unique venues, Croke Park. More than a stadium, Croke Park is Ireland’s greatest amphitheatre. This truly is the beating heart of Irish sport and culture. It’s this living legacy that makes Croke Park one of the world’s most unique and versatile venues to bring people together for the Think Global Forum.

"It has been a very busy and exciting time at the Think Global Forum, we have many USA and European Forums and we are delighted to be hosting the Technology Forum in Europe in 2018. We are thankful to the growing number of community members, world class speakers and industry experts who have joined us on this journey. We are particularly honoured to have the high calibre of Forum Executives who have provided tremendous industry insights and thought leadership," commented Simon Hodgkins, Founder, Think Global Forum.

The Think Global Forum community, speakers, industry experts and Forum Executives will gather to launch the European Technology Forum on March 7, 2018. 

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a community of global individuals including forum participants, industry experts, speakers and Forum Executives. The Think Global Forum is designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of Technology, Travel, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Retail, eCommerce and a growing number of sectors around the world. The forum offers keen insights into the here and now and, most importantly, the future. http://www.thinkglobalforum.org/

 

 

 

Think Global Awards Closing

Think Global Awards Closing

The Think Global Awards 2017 are closing for entry

The awards are currently open to individuals, companies, brands and organisations.

The following Award categories are open for entry: 

Brand of the Year Award

Community Award

Company of the Year Award

Global Advertising Award

Language Industry Person of the Year Award

Localization Recognition Award

Manufacturing Company of the Year Award

Life Sciences Company of the Year Award

Most Innovative Use of Technology Award

Online Advertising Award

Retail Company of the Year Award

Technology Company of the Year Award

Travel Company of the Year Award

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world.

Closing date for last entries: December 29, 2017.

You can enter the awards here.

Executives Announced For New Technology Forum

Executives Announced For New Technology Forum

Executives Announced For New Technology Forum

Vistatec and Think Global Forum announce Technology Forum Executives

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA | DECEMBER 05, 2016

Executives for the new Technology Forum are announced ahead of the Think Global Forum launch event taking place on December 7, 2016 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, California.

The launch will see many senior leaders from the technology sector coming together to discuss the very latest trends in technology and how they will impact the global industry in years to come. San Francisco is home to an impressive number of globally focused, industry-leading technology companies, and it is here where the inaugural event for the Think Global Forum for Technology will take place.

The executive panel for the Forum will be chaired by Michele Smith, Vice President for New Business Development Worldwide at Vistatec. The panel will consist of representatives from a cross-section of the technology industry.

The Think Global Forum Executives are from some of the most iconic global companies including Skype (Microsoft), GoPro, LinkedIn, VMware, Motorola, Author-It, [24]7 Inc and NetApp.

The Forum Executives: 

  • Anna N Schlegel, NetApp

  • Sonia Oliveira, GoPro

  • David Snider, LinkedIn

  • Simon McManus, Motorola

  • Susie Winn, Author-It

  • Paris Loesch, [24]7 Inc

  • Giancarlo Pacheco, PCA

  • Sergey Parievsky, VMware

  • Osama Shabaneh, Skype

  • Ana Boardman-Hsue

  • Phil Ritchie, Vistatec

  • Michele Smith, Vistatec

 

"We are excited to launch the Think Global Forum for Technology in San Francisco. From our own offices in Mountain View, California we can really appreciate how technology companies operate and expand globally. We have seen other successful and thought-provoking forums launch earlier this year within the manufacturing and travel sectors, and we are now looking forward to continuing the success of the Think Global Forum with the Technology Forum launch. We are proud to be part of this initiative and demonstrate how Vistatec is an industry thought leader," commented Phil Ritchie, CTO, Vistatec.

In addition to the Forum Executives, many leading industry professionals will be in attendance to help launch this new Think Global Forum initiative.

To learn more about the Think Global Forum visit - http://www.ThinkGlobalForum.org

About Think Global Forum

Think Global Forum is a body of industry professionals designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of the globalization of products and services around the world. With a strong interest in all things localization the forum is made up of industry thought leaders who can offer keen insights into the here and now and importantly the future.

About Vistatec

Vistatec has been supporting some of the world’s most iconic brands to optimize their global commercial potential since 1997. Vistatec is one of the world’s leading localization solutions providers headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in Mountain View, California, USA.

Media Contact

Simon Hodgkins, Chief Marketing Officer, Vistatec
simon.hodgkins(at)vistatec(dot)com

Technology Forum Launch Event

Technology Forum Launch Event

Michele Smith and Anna N Schlegel to launch the Think Global Forum for Technology

Technology Forum to be launched in San Francisco with leading industry experts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA | NOVEMBER 16, 2016

The Think Global Forum and Vistatec are delighted to announce the latest Technology Forum as part of the developing Think Global Forum community.

Vistatec, Senior Vice President, New Business, Worldwide, Michele Smith and NetApp, Senior Director, Globalization Programs Strategy Office and Information Engineering, and Women in Localization Co-Founder, Anna N Schlegel will be launching the Technology Forum on Dec 7, 2016 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, San Francisco, California.

The forum is part of the expanding Think Global Forum initiative, where leading experts within industry verticals (Technology, Travel, Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Retail) come together to develop global thought leadership initiatives and outputs for specific sectors around the world.

Michele Smith will chair the inaugural Technology Forum and will be joined by Anna N Schlegel who will be a forum executive along with other leaders from within the technology sector. Anna N Schlegel is the author of the recently published book ‘Truly Global’ and a well respected senior industry leader who brings a wealth of experience in the globalization industry. Anna will be a keynote speaker at the launch event in addition to her role as a forum executive.

Michele Smith commented on the launch of the Technology Forum “We are really looking forward to launching the Think Global Forum for Technology in California in December. Palo Alto is known as a hub of tech giants and it was our number one choice when the Think Global Forum team were considering places to launch this exciting technology event.”

Other Forums launched by this initiative include, Think Global Forum Travel and Think Global Forum Manufacturing. This new Think Global Forum Technology event marks the third in the series of dedicated forums so far this year.

The Think Global Forums for Life Sciences and Retail are to be launched in 2017.

Each Forum has a dedicated group of industry leaders all of whom are senior executives in their respective companies. The Think Global Forum has some of the worlds leading companies, brands and people who are all part of this growing global community.

‘When businesses around the world are considering going global, they need to have different cultures in mind and consider things from another’s perspective. The Think Global Forum for Technology is a super initiative as it brings people together from different areas of the same industry to discuss various aspects of technology, localization and globalization which is increasingly important across the world for all companies.” Added Anna N Schlegel.

To learn more about Think Global Forum - Technology visit http://www.thinkglobalforum.org

About Michele Smith

Michele, a leading localization executive, is Senior Vice President of New Business Development Worldwide at Vistatec. Her focus is on growth and innovation to help Vistatec further develop global clients. With over 15 years travel and hospitality industry experience, Michele has held a number of senior positions with companies such as United Airlines, Royal Caribbean International and Expedia. 
You can follow Michele @chelelife on twitter.

About Anna N Schlegel

Anna N Schlegel is a native of Catalunya, and the co-founder of Kenya’s “Imagine Educating Everyone” and “Women in Localization” which was started in California. She has worked in globalization teams for over twenty years with firms including Cisco, VMware, Xerox, and NetApp and for two localization vendors as the CEO and general manager. Her work has been published on Forbes.com, Gala.com, Multilingual.com, and other research industry forums. Anna is a respected leader in the globalization community. She frequently delivers lectures, webinars, keynotes and round tables at universities, corporations, and other international organizations. She lives with her family in Santa Clara, California. 
You can follow Anna @annapapallona on twitter.

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a body of industry professionals designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of the globalization of products and services around the world. With a strong interest in all things localization the forum is made up of industry thought leaders who can offer keen insights into the here and now and importantly the future.

About Vistatec

Vistatec has been supporting some of the world’s most iconic brands to optimize their global commercial potential since 1997. Vistatec is one of the world’s leading localization solutions providers headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in Mountain View, California, USA.

Media Contact

Simon Hodgkins, Chief Marketing Officer, Vistatec
events(at)vistatec(dot)com

Think Global Forum Technology

Think Global Forum Technology

Think Global Forum Technology Event

The Think Global Forum for Technology will be officially launched on Dec 7 2016 in San Francisco. Michele Smith, Think Global Forum Panel Executive and SVP, Vistatec will bring together a group of top leading experts to give a greater voice to the global technology thought leadership community.

Panel members include senior executives from many well known global technology organizations.  The forum mission is to provide thought leadership in the area of globalization for the digital future.

The Think Global Forum Event will be held at the Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel.


"I am delighted to be part of this exciting global initiative, each of the panel members are industry thought leaders and experts in their respective areas. The Think Global Forums are the key to driving valuable insights and real industry sector benefits."

Michele Smith

Please check back for more information on this Think Global Forum Technology launch.

We shall be announcing the Technology Panel Executives presently.

If you would like to join the Think Global Community you can apply here: Join the Community

#ThinkGlobalForum

 

Media Contact

Simon Hodgkins Think Global Forum, Chief Marketing Officer, Vistatec

+353 1 4168000 | info@vistatec.com

 

Technology Forum

Technology Forum

We will be announcing further details of the new Technology Forum as part of the recently launched Think Global Forum. Following the successful launch of the Travel Forum we shall be expanding the Think Global Forum to include the technology sector. Industry executives will be joining this new panel to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities in the technology sector around the world. The technology sector is rapidly changing every aspect of global business and consumer experiences. From Fortune 500 companies to the latest start ups, mobile, apps, b2b and b2c technologies there is a lot to focus on in this rapidly changing landscape. 

We shall be launching the Think Global Technology Forum later in the year.