Ken Watson Brings over Two Decades of Global Technology Experience, Will Lead Technology and Innovation as CTO at Lionbridge
Lionbridge Technologies, the world’s most trusted global digital communications company helping brands deliver seamless, cross-cultural experiences, announced it has named Ken Watson as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As they continue along a path of rapid evolution, innovation, and growth, Watson will support the company’s technology transformation.
“We are extremely pleased Ken decided to join Lionbridge. We are rapidly pivoting to a technology-enabled services business and Ken will only help accelerate our transformation “Ken is a collaborative leader who brings the right mindset and skills to Lionbridge. His long track record of creating innovative solutions and delivering them is exactly what we were looking for,” said John Fennelly, CEO, Lionbridge.
Watson brings over two decades of global technology experience, having most recently served as CTO of Ipreo, a market leading FinTech company. He also previously held roles at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Microsoft. Watson was an 11-year Microsoft veteran, leading engineering teams in the Developer Tools division and delivering growth in EMEA, UK, and Australian consulting businesses.
“At the core of connecting and engaging people worldwide are two foundational elements: language and technology. Advances in AI and machine learning, coupled with Lionbridge’s deep knowledge of disseminating brand messages in all languages and cultures, will be critical for global brands looking to deliver on-brand, in-voice, customer experiences to diverse communities. I’m excited by the opportunity to lead Lionbridge‘s technology teams as they support businesses on their own paths to digital transformation,” said Ken Watson.
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