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Jochen Hummel
CEO Metaversum

Jochen Hummel currently lives in Brussels, Belgium and is co-founder of an European start-up in the MMO space. In his last role Jochen Hummel was GM EMEA of SDL plc, with a revenue of $150m the world leader for Global Information Solutions.   He started his career as freelance translator and developer for IBM.  In 1984 he founded TRADOS in Stuttgart, Germany and grew it to a successful provider of translation and programming services.   Around 1990 he converted the business into a pure software company and designed and developed TRADOS Translator's Workbench, with over 70% market share the most used translation memory application in the world.   In 1997 Microsoft bought 20% of TRADOS, Microsoft's first direct investment in a German company.  In 2000 he relocated the HQ to the US, assembled a world-class executive management team and raised over $25m to provide enterprise applications for handling multilingual content.   In 2002 he acquired Uniscape, a Silicon Valley competitor.  Even during the slowdown he grew TRADOS' enterprise business at an average annual rate of 35%, while holding the chairman and CTO position.   In 2005 he sold TRADOS to SDL plc, publicly traded in London.  Jochen Hummel spent three years in Northern Virginia and the Silicon Valley.   He has been finalist in the 2001 Greater Washington E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Leading Sponsor
The Electric Sheep Co.
Founding Partners
American Cancer Society
Multiverse Network
X8 Software
Online Game Services
Supporting Partners
The Arden Institute
Sony Computer Entertainment
Millions of Us
Strategic Partners
Themis Group
State of Play Conference
Institute for the Future
Metaverse Sessions
Rivers Run Red
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