Myriam Siftar

@ MTM LinguaSoft, Professional language translation, website & software localization incl. e-learning and mobile apps

Location
Greater Philadelphia Area
Industry
Translation and Localization
Current
  1. MTM LinguaSoft
Previous
  1. University Science Center, Port of Technology,
  2. i-Open, Inc.,
  3. GEMPLUS
Education
  1. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Background

Summary

Growing and managing MTM LinguaSoft for the past 10 years. We aim to be a language services partner supporting the international growth of our clients by managing the language and cross-cultural challenges. We specialize in the translation and globalization of websites, software and online applications, such as e-learning modules and mobile apps.

The team at MTM LinguaSoft is service driven, customer-led and leverages technology to address our clients' specific needs.

Experience

President,

MTM LinguaSoft
– Present (11 years 1 month)

* Launch and develop business development opportunities for MTM LinguaSoft.
* Act as Sales & Marketing Director

Business Consultant

University Science Center, Port of Technology
(1 year 2 months)

French-American Technology Development Initiative, located at the Port of Technology, assists French startups in evaluating and realizing a successful entry and/or expansion into the US market.
* Involved with projects covering high-tech initiatives (biotechnology, IT/telecom, medical systems).
* Responsible for providing business development expertise and coaching to entrepreneurs.

Director Of Technology

i-Open, Inc.
(10 months)

A start-up company providing dynamic, store-specific marketing solution that gives retailers and brands control over the timing, location and content of promotional messages).
Responsible for product management, product delivery and technology integration strategy.
Planned and managed the development, testing and release of i-Open.net solution.
Integration with the Operations team for smooth transition from release to roll out and implementation.

Application Development, Manager

GEMPLUS
(3 years 8 months)

Responsible for all applications development and support for the Americas Region.
Interfaced with headquarters in France; peers in Latin America and Montreal, Canada and business offices throughout the U.S.
Built and aanaged a team of seven full time employees and 3-5 consultants.
Managed ERP implememtation, business intelligence tools, e-commerce application.
PArticpated in IT policy and strategic planning.

Business Systems Consultant

CGI, now IBM Global Services
(4 years 9 months)

• Expert in Data Warehousing and Decision Support Systems for a wide range of industries (from pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retailer and transportation).
• IT leadership and guidance for customers in IT, finance, purchasing, sales & marketing.
• Management of full system development life cycle.
• Leading of teams of developers and database administrators within committed time and budget
• Software evaluations

Languages

  1. French

  2. German (basic)

  3. Arabic (basic)

Skills

  • Editing
  • Globalization
  • Manuals
  • Multilingual
  • Localization
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Translation
  • Business
  • French
  • Start-ups
  • Finance
  • Market Research
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Project Management
  • White Papers
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Language Services
  • Training
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • International Business
  • Spanish
  • International Relations
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Education

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

MBA, Information Systems, Finance

ESCP Europe

MA in Management, Business, Finance

Graduate of one of the top 3 leading business schools in France.

Additional Info

  1. Interests

    • translation,
    • transcription,
    • localization,
    • translation software,
    • website translation,
    • translating website,
    • website globalization,
    • cultural awareness training,
    • cultural localization,
    • e-learning for global audiences,
    • terminology management,
    • collaborative translation,
    • voice overs,
    • interpretation,
    • international readiness assessment for website,
    • video translation,
    • audio translation,
    • multimedia translation
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Honors & Awards

Recipient of the 2010 Philadelphia 100 Award
Recipient of the 2011 Philadelphia 100 Award

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