Lakshman Rathnam is a successful engineering leader and technologist, with strategic vision and creativity for developing innovative products with a focus on value creation for the customer. He has managed technology and product teams to deliver world class consumer electronics products.
Lakshman, with his keen sense of the technology landscape has pushed the envelope to help companies stay ahead of competition. He thrives on stepping out of his comfort zone to solve challenging problems. Lakshman has authored more than 25 patents across the technology spectrum.
His latest venture, Wordly Inc., was founded in 2017. Wordly uses AI to provide realtime conversational simultaneous translation from one language to multiple languages. The mission is to enhance mutual understanding, increase inclusivity and productivity.
22 July 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
In our 51st episode, which harkens back to our very first episode ever, "Dictionaries on Legs", the Troublesome Terps are meeting Lakshman Rathnam, CEO of wordly to talk to him about all things "machine interpreting". From speech-to-text and back again, to robots taking over the interpreting space (or not?), come and join us on this interesting discussion - and witness the man who wrote the book on Machine Interpreting go "toe to toe" with Silicon Valley.