Tarjama Appoints Rebecca Jonsson as Chief Product Officer

DUBAI, UAE – 07 October 2021 – Tarjama, a global provider of smart language solutions, has appointed Rebecca Jonsson as Chief Product Officer, effective 10th of October 2021. In her new role, Rebecca will be leading the overall strategy, vision, and evolution of Tarjama’s products, in addition to managing the company’s AI and Products departments.  

Rebecca has more than 20 years of commercial and academic experience in language technology and AI. She holds a Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing, where her study focus was around Information state-based speech recognition. She has a wealth of experience leading modern NLP technologies with global organizations and coaching diverse teams of ML and NLP researchers, developers, and linguists, coordinated recruitment, contracting of externals, mentored team leads. 

“Rebecca has proven to be a reliable asset and a key part of the evolution of Tarjama’s technology in such a short period. We’re thrilled to move forward with Rebecca’s vision in the development of our products,” said Nour Al Hassan, CEO of Tarjama. “Her wealth of experience in both academic and commercial spaces make her very qualified to take responsibility for this strategic role.”  

Before this new role, Rebecca was Head of AI at Tarjama for 7 months where she supervised the AI department and drove the company’s AI product roadmap and development, including neural machine translation. In her new role, Rebecca will be responsible not only for the vision and strategy of AI products, but will oversee Tarjama’s full product portfolio, including T-Portal, CleverSo translation management system, and others. 

“During my 20 years in the language technology industry, I have seen a tremendous evolution, not to say revolution, so it is an exciting challenge to envision what the translation industry will translate into and how to empower the content creators of the future with the right AI-powered technology,” said Rebecca. 

About Tarjama: Tarjama is a leading smart language solutions company helping organizations scale rapidly with multilingual content of every format and language. Leveraging its line-up of innovative language technology along with its network of expert linguists, Tarjama delivers language solutions that meet international standards of quality, speed, and cost-efficiency. To find out more about Tarjama, visit www.tarjama.com

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