Jochen Hummel has a software development background and had grown his first company, TRADOS, to the world leader in translation memory and terminology software. In 2006 he founded Metaversum, the inventor of Twinity, the online virtual world based on real cities and was its CEO until 2010.
Dr. Tharindu Ranasinghe is a lecturer in Computer Sciences at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK. His research focuses on various aspects of machine learning driven approaches to natural language processing, with a particular interest in multilingual models and explainable machine learning. His work has significant applications including translation quality estimation, social media data mining, offensive language identification, information extraction and digital humanities.