The 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.

John Tinsley

Dr. John Tinsley

Co-founder, CEO

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.

Páraic Sheridan

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.

Diane O’Reilly

Diane O’Reilly

Global Head of Enterprise Sales

Diane O’Reilly  is Global Head of Enterprise Sales at Iconic. Previously, Diane was Head of Industry Development at the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content at Trinity College Dublin. 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 ICT  and digital content sectors. Now based in Dublin, Diane previously spent over 15 years in Japan in a variety of global management positions in business development, sales, marketing and communications at Omron Corporation, NEC Corporation and Shinsei Bank.

Stephen Davis

Stephen Davis

Sales Director

Stephen’s background is in sales and marketing, with a recent emphasis on new and high growth companies. He has held senior sales leadership positions in LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters and Millnet. Prior to that he was UK MD of litigation support software provider CaseLogistix. Based in our office in London, he is responsible for driving new business development and maintaining existing relationships within the global e-Discovery and Legal markets.

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.

Contact us  to get in touch today for more information on how Iconic machine translation solutions can benefit your business. We look forward to hearing from you.