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Transfluent provides near-realtime human-powered high quality translations for Twitter, Facebook and Wordpress. Be native, globally.

  • Stage Concept Only
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  • Location Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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    Jani Penttinen
    Founder, CEO

    Jani Penttinen is an entrepreneur, globetrotter and photographer. He has significant experience in international business, and a strong background in programming and technology. After working as a business manager in Europe, Asia and the US, Jani has become an advocate for cross-cultural communication. He is passionate about technologies that make it easier for people around the world to communicate with each other.

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    Elina Lepomäki
    CFO / Financial Advisor

    Elina Lepomäki has a background in investment banking and most recently she has worked as a Director in RBS Global Banking & Markets in London. She has a master's degree in Computer science and Economics. She has experience with Finnish start-ups since 2001, in the past years as an investor and previously as a programmer. She is fluent in Finnish, German and English.

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    Thomas Westerberg
    VP Sales

    Thomas Westerberg is a businessman with wide experience and a background in several top multinational companies such as Braun, L'Oreal, BAT, The Coca-Cola Company and Electronic Arts.
    He is a sales and marketing professional who has an entrepreneurial spirit. He has created several start-up companies in many European markets.

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    Ville Miettinen

    Wili is the founder and CEO of Microtask. He is a serial entrepreneur and investor, with 15 years of professional experience in software engineering and computer graphics. Wili was one of the founders of Hybrid Graphics (later NVIDIA Finland), a pioneer in real-time 3D graphics technologies. He has also been involved with the evolution of various open standards.

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    Xiaowen Sun
    Co-founder, VP Business Development

    Ms. Xiaowen Sun is a Chinese entrepreneur who currently resides in Finland. She is passionate about social media and has a degree in business management. Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, her excellent connections in China are a key to success in Asian markets. Prior to founding Transfluent and Xiha in Finland, she was an international business manager in Shenzhen, China.