Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “What You Need to Know About Foreign Language Interpretation” features Jonathan Rechtman. Mr. Rechtman is a Chinese-English conference interpreter and entrepreneur. He is a co-founder at Cadence Translate, a leading provider of language services to the global business and financial community, and a founding member of the Interpreting Technologies Alliance, a non-profit industry initiative.
In the 11-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Rechtman discusses and answers these questions:
- What role do language services (translation + interpretation) play in the global automotive industry?
- How is technology creating new opportunities and new challenges in the interpreting market? What kind of benefits could clients in the automotive industry expect?
- What are 3 things a company needs to keep in mind when looking at using an interpretation service?
About Interview Guest
Co-Founder, Cadence Translate
Founding Member, Interpreting Technologies Alliance
About Jonathan Rechtman
Jonathan Rechtman is a Chinese-English conference interpreter and entrepreneur. Based in China for over a decade, he has interpreted for multiple presidents and prime ministers, Fortune 500 CEOs, Hollywood stars, Nobel prize winners, and a princess. He has extensive experience interpreting in the automotive sector, including for top executives from Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ford, Toyota, and Volkswagen.
He is a co-founder of Cadence Translate, a leading provider of language services to the global business and financial community, and a founding member of the Interpreting Technologies Alliance, a non-profit industry initiative.
Jonathan serves as an adjunct instructor at the University of Ottawa and the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (UIBE). Jonathan was trained as an interpreter by the European Commission (DG SCIC) and is certified by the US Department of State. He has a bachelors degree from American University in Washington, D.C., and a graduate degree from UIBE in Beijing.