Lingotek Appoints Matt Smith as Chief Technology Officer

Leading Cloud Technology and Language Services Company Promotes its Director of Integrations to CTO

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lingotek | The Translation Network announced today the appointment of Matt Smith as Chief Technology Officer. Smith brings more than 20 years of experience in computer science, data mining and social capital.

Prior to being named CTO of Lingotek, Matt served as the Director of Integrations where he strategically created Agile development teams to build and maintain the best connectors in the industry. As a result, Lingotek now offers more connectors and more unique integrations than any on the market. Matt joined Lingotek in 2012 as a Principal Engineer where he was instrumental in the development of Lingotek’s API-driven platform designed for robust integrations by leading the team that developed Lingotek’s vast library of connectors, including connectors for Adobe Experience Manager, Atlassian Confluence, Drupal, the Lingotek Filesystem Connector, HubSpot, Lingotek for Mac, Lingotek for Windows, Marketo, MindTouch, Salesforce, WordPress and Zendesk.

As a member of the executive team, Smith will be responsible for Lingotek’s overall technology strategy, the ongoing development of Lingotek’s award-winning SaaS platform, and the execution of its software product roadmap. Smith’s extensive background in machine learning and data mining will be especially key as he leads the company’s engineering arm in support of Lingotek's strategic focus on multilingual business intelligence and quality analytics.

"We will continue to make Lingotek the most connected, reliable, and responsive platform in the industry," said Smith.

“Matt’s exceptional knowledge of software development will make a great contribution to our executive team,” stated Robert Vandenberg, CEO of Lingotek. “He will ensure that Lingotek will continue to deliver the most tech-forward solutions in the translation and language services industry.”

Matt has served as Adjunct Faculty for Brigham Young University (BYU), teaching and mentoring students engaged in learning Computer Science at the BYU Salt Lake Center. He is an Organizer/Trustee of LaunchUp, a community-driven organization focused on helping technology entrepreneurs be successful, and The Web Startup Group dedicated to bringing together people interested in creating technology startups. Smith has BS and MS degrees and a PhD in Computer Science from BYU.

About Lingotek
Lingotek | The Translation Network is the only cloud-based solution to connect all of your global content in one place, giving you the power to manage your brand worldwide. Our industry-leading technology pairs with the best enterprise applications and expert language services to continuously push dynamic multilingual content to all of your global markets. Lingotek is based in Lehi, Utah--also known as Silicon Slopes--and is funded by Signal Peak Ventures and In-Q-Tel.


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