Process Innovation Challenge Finalists

L to R Finalists : George Zhao (Boffin group), Dave Ruane – PIC Moderator (Xplanation), Wei Zhang (Microsoft)

George Zhao (Boffin group) became the 2017 Localization process innovator of the year for Europe at the Localization World event in Barcelona in June.

Zhao’s innovation entitled “Combine Translation, Voiceover and Post-engineering in the Video Localization Process”  looked at simplification of the video voiceover localization process.

Runner-up was Wei Zhang (Microsoft) whose innovation was in the area of bots localization and entitled “Conversation-based Localization Process: Skype/Facebook/Slack/WebUI Localization Bots”.

6 innovators were shortlisted for this event, out of over 30 submissions made.  These were:

  • Leigh Blaylock – Red Hat
  • Constantino de Miguel – Prime Multimedia SL
  • Klaus Fleischmann – Kaleidoscope GmbH
  • José Juan Martínez Carrascosa – Prompsit Language Engineering S.L.
  • Wei Zhang – Microsoft
  • George Zhao – VideoLocalize Platform

Thanks to all who contributed and made a success of the inaugural Process Innovation Challenge.