My friend Tim Hunt, a venture-backed entrepreneur whose company Lingotek is located at the Novell Open Source Incubator in Provo, called me the other day and said they have a new job opening for someone in internet marketing and sales.
I told him I would blog about the new position. His company has funding, a lot of momentum, and they are generating lots of buzz in the translation industry. Many leads are coming in every day. They have a powerful business model that takes advantage of the network effect. The last time I saw an exciting and innovative business model in Utah was Logoworks. I think Lingotek has a bright future.
Here is the job posting he sent me:
As I mentioned on the phone we are looking to hire a Director of Online Sales and Marketing. Here are some background points on the company and a description of the position.
Lingotek has created a new kind of translation technology called a Language Search Engine. It is basically a Google-like tool that runs in a web browser searching multilingual content. It differs from an internet search engine in two ways. First. it does meaning based searches instead of concordant searches like Google. If finds the same words with the same meaning in the same context in any language in the world. Second. it searches and indexes multilingual content stored on Lingotek servers from the community of translators around the world. It doesn