Achim RuoppAfter graduating in computer science Achim Ruopp worked as a translator, opening his eyes to the myriad of possibilities of using computers in human language translation. He has been involved in enabling computers to process different languages and the translation business ever since. After deepening his knowledge with a master’s in computational linguistics he participated in a wide range of projects in machine translation research and practical integration of machine translation in the human translation process. Achim's goal in sharing his knowledge, experience and the latest developments in the field of machine translation is to break down barriers in cross-language communication. Polyglot Technology LLC helps customers succeed with machine translation by enabling them they make best use of data available to them, by assessing machine translation quality independent from MT vendors and by advising customers on how to best integrate the technology with people and processes.