Meet our management team
Iconic Translation Machines was founded by experienced language technologists who have intimate knowledge of the translation and localisation industry. The combination of deep understanding of the problems and challenges facing the industry along with world-leading scientific expertise in the technology that can address these challenges allows Iconic to deliver the best-in-class service.
Dr. John Tinsley
John’s background is in Machine Translation, an area in which he received a PhD from Dublin City University. Since then, he has focused on consulting and development of MT technology that has real practical applications and provides true value to its users. The foundations of Iconic Translation Machines are built on methods that John pioneered over almost a decade of research. His ongoing development and innovation in this area ensures that Iconic Translation Machines will continue to deliver cutting-edge translation technology.
Dr. Páraic Sheridan
Co-founder, Head of Global Strategy
Páraic is a seasoned executive in the language technology industry. He has a background in cross-lingual information retrieval, holding a PhD from ETH Zurich, and spent a number of years at TextWise LLC in Syracuse, New York, where he was interim CEO. He is Associate Director at the CNGL (Centre for Next Generation Localisation) where he helped shape the research and development that lead to the technology behind Iconic Translation Machines. Páraic’s experience and impressive track record in this field enables Iconic to continually deliver best-in-class solutions to translation providers.
Head of Business Development
Diane O’Reilly (Foley) is Head of Business Development at Iconic. Previously, Diane was Head of Industry Development at the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content, a collaborative research centre across four of Ireland’s premier universities. Diane joined CNGL in 2013 from IDA Ireland located in Tokyo, where she held the position of Deputy Director for the Japanese and Korean markets for the information and communications technology and digital content sectors. Diane spent over 15 years in Japan where she held a variety of global management positions in business development, sales, marketing and corporate communications at Omron Corporation, NEC Corporation and Shinsei Bank.
Meet our specialists
At Iconic we offer our software with a service. Key to that is the people behind the service. Our team of machine translation specialists, software engineers, and quality assurance agents are committed to delivering the highest quality machine translation solutions for you. They are also a highly diverse group from all over the globe: we’ve put together a video series that reflects that diversity and passion for machine translation. Click on the menu bar in the upper left hand corner of the image below for the full playlist of 1-minute videos, and enjoy!
Click below to get in touch with our team for more information on how Iconic machine translation solutions can benefit your business. We look forward to hearing from you.